Ammo for Survival


Survival Ammo Supply Having a good stockpile of the right ammo on hand is essential to a well thought out survival strategy. I am always amused when I hear “gun nuts” talking about their numerous rifles chambered in rare and exotic calibers. Bottom [Read More]

Shooting Confidence for Survival


Annie's Got A Gun Shooting guns used to scare me. I was never an anti-gun person, but because I didn’t have training, I assumed a gun would jump off of the table and hurt someone. The first time I ever handled a gun, it was awkward. I felt like I [Read More]

Long Haul Food Storage

long haul

Storing Food for the Long Haul You’ve finally met your short-term food storage survival goal; you have a 30-day supply! Now it’s time you get busy storing food for the long haul. Foods for long-term storage are different than what you might choose [Read More]

30-Day Supply Basics

First Things First Building a 30-day supply of preps can be overwhelming for most people. I suggest a basic approach to survive a crisis. If modern conveniences and technology were suddenly unavailable, a month of preps could be invaluable. Since [Read More]

Canning Your Way to Survival


JUST CAN IT! Canning is just part of my approach to the preservation of, and preparation for the family. Back in the day, a not so polite way of saying "Be Quiet!" or "Knock It Off!" was to say: "Just Can It, will ya?" Now, with a few more decades [Read More]

Financial Prepping

Financial Prepping

Getting Your Ducks in a Row Financial prepping is a topic that is overlooked by many. Financial security can be the difference between success and failure when the SHTF. Many ardent preppers forget that it’s not just about the beans and bullets. [Read More]

Crisis Action Plan for Survival

crisis action plan

Step 2: The Crisis Action Plan A Crisis Action Plan (CAP) is a detailed survival plan of action. It's how you respond individually, as a family, or group when the SHTF. You may have accumulated a garage full of stuff trying to get prepared. Included [Read More]

Bugging In to Ride it Out!

Bugging In

Aaron is an avid prepper living in a small town in the mountain west. When he is not busy perfecting his prepping strategy, he works at his day job as a nuclear engineer. Start Slow and Build Momentum Having a plan for bugging in is not a [Read More]

Preppers Really Aren’t That Crazy


Those Crazy Preppers... Most of us have seen or heard of the Doomsday Preppers show on cable TV. ***That's NOT us!*** Unfortunately, that is how much of the world sees the entire community of preppers. We are all lumped in with people that seem a [Read More]

Electrical Power Off the Grid


Nolan is an aviation electrician by trade and a friend of Survival Tactics NOW! who lives in a fortified compound near the Canadian border. Generating Electrical Power for Survival Electrical power is often overlooked as a survival resource. But [Read More]