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How to Make Your Own Fishing Line | Primal Survivor

September 13, 2019

Now that I’m by the river, I
can catch some fish for dinner. I don’t have a hook
or line with me. But the Raramuri know
how to get everything they need from the plants. I can get my fishing
line from an agave. You can take these spikes. Careful not to go right
through your tongue. Size per size, this is way, way
stronger than cotton thread. I can take this– if I put a little bit
of a twist into it, it’ll make it about
four times stronger. I can’t break it. It’s amazing how strong it is. For hooks, the Raramuri
use another plant– a black tipped agave. What I’m after are these
really hard, woody barbs. Here we go. The ground near the river
is crawling with insects, so I have lots of bait. And my line’s in for just a
few minutes when I get a bite. Just a little catfish there. Doesn’t really matter if it’s
a big one or a small one. All fish are protein.


  • Reply Yousef Abdel Fattah May 13, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    first , 30 seconds ago

  • Reply Nakul Gupta May 13, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    who so ever is reading this comment I wish you have a great future ahead and God bless you. 🙏

  • Reply pilgrum May 13, 2017 at 5:17 pm


  • Reply devanshu sriwastava May 13, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    below all stupids have commented..

  • Reply WoundrousMindTrick May 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    The editing at 1:47 make it look like you fake catching the fish. Just sayin…

  • Reply Neckcutter74 May 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    F**king catfish always taking the hook deep.

  • Reply Why did Breivik kill Open Border people? May 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Oh cool! When the 3rd world immigrants/refugees will bankrupt our nations, I will fish to provide some nutrients for my loved ones.

  • Reply Kappa May 13, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    why fake'ing Bear Grylls all over again?

  • Reply МоДнЫй May 13, 2017 at 6:26 pm


  • Reply Street_driven_life May 13, 2017 at 8:23 pm

    refreshing to see a new face in the survival scene… awesome method, and also new to me w/ the fishing line an hook…

  • Reply Moliver May 13, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    This guys such a fucking poser.

  • Reply TheFacebiters May 13, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Super cool.

  • Reply i can ❶ May 13, 2017 at 10:25 pm


  • Reply LagiNaLangAko23 May 14, 2017 at 1:09 am

    Cool. But I live in the tropics and so don't have agave lying around.

  • Reply Scrooge May 14, 2017 at 3:19 am

    Looks so fake…and not very helpful at all…makes you wonder why they uploaded this shit

  • Reply Yuuki May 14, 2017 at 5:27 am


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  • Reply Levi Howell May 14, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    I don't believe he caught any fish with that, why didn't they show the actual catch? They just cut to a fish on the hook

  • Reply LittleRainGames May 15, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    I don't have a hooker or a line either right now and it fuckin sucks!

  • Reply Sakonema May 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Not enough fishing shops in the world?

  • Reply kinkyriot May 18, 2017 at 11:09 am

    You can clearly see the mono filament line at 1:39 lol.

  • Reply tatarjj2007 May 20, 2017 at 6:16 am

    Agave is pretty poisonous, at least, the surface is. This is supposedly because of the calcium oxalate on the surfaces of its leaves. I certainly wouldn't put it in my mouth!!! A guy I was hiking with thought that it looked like aloe and started rubbing it on his skin. He wanted me to try it but I refused, because, well, I don't rub strange plants on my skin! Anyway, 10 minutes later he was washing his skin (with MY water) because he was starting to have a strong reaction to it. I had to give him some benedryll too.

    Just a few months ago, while hiking down a mountain, the back of my hand got stabbed by an agave spike. I was wearing gloves even, but the back of the hand portion of the glove I was wearing was very thin. Anyway, I didn't think too much of it, because I've been agave-stabbed before, but this time I got a red circular rash around the stab point on the back of my hand that lasted for a month! It would come and go, seeming to get better only to relapse. It didn't itch, it only burned VERY slightly.

  • Reply Anarcho Capitalist May 23, 2017 at 7:13 am

    I usually beat the agave leaf to get the fibers but this is much quicker

  • Reply Frank Stain May 23, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    dead limp fish. like your member!

  • Reply RHACOREBERS May 26, 2017 at 10:42 am

    reminds me of smegal catching a catfish in the cave

  • Reply MSJ SWAPNIL June 2, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Thumbs Up 😀

  • Reply Lortappe The Dwarf June 28, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Lying piece of shit. You didn't catch that fish with that. You're using normal fishing line and you can see it clearly in the video.
    Stupid video. You should feel bad for lying

  • Reply Leviathan45 July 9, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    It's not fake. Stop complaining you fat ass

  • Reply Zylnx September 14, 2017 at 2:11 am

    When the doctor says you got few minutes to live

  • Reply Fast Player November 25, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    they should put him more on tv

  • Reply TOMPLE February 27, 2018 at 11:23 am

    stupid fish i guess

  • Reply GAMERS DELUX March 13, 2018 at 1:28 am

    I love this guy . I wanna be like him when I grow up. Exploring

  • Reply Gingras Lacy March 29, 2018 at 11:59 pm

    I did something very similar with the help of plans from the Stodoys.

  • Reply Niklas Rajfalk April 21, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Mennnn Iam Like you dokumetar !!!!

  • Reply Romaine Athey July 15, 2019 at 1:47 pm

    I am pretty sure you can find good solution on woodprix page 🙂

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