History Channel Alone survival series

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by RickOShea » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Bump....new season starts tonight.

-Sam Larson, Lincoln, NE -Season 1 - 55 days
-Randy Champagne, Boulder, UT -Season 2 - 21 days
-Nicole Apelian, Raymond, WA - Season 2 - 57 days
-Larry Roberts, Rush City, MN -Season 2 - 64 days
-Britt Ahart, Mantua, OH -Season 3 - 35 days
-Dave Nessia, Salt Lake City, UT -Season 3 - 73 days
-Carleigh Fairchild, Anchorage, AK -Season 3 - 86 days
-Brad Richardson, Fox Lake, IL -Season 4 - 1 day
-Jesse Bosdell, Skowhegan, ME -Season 4 - 5 days
-Brooke Whipple, Fox, AK -Season 4 - 49 days
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by reyes » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:46 pm

Sam won, by being fat and lucky, as have all the previous winners. Only one of 54 entrants have had a clue how to properly feed themselves, and he succeeded only by being very lucky. Season 2 winner, Dave McIntire.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by woodsghost » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:04 pm

Dave is pretty cool. We are fans of him here.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by reyes » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:33 pm

Dave has never explained why he didn't move from his worthless first cove to the next area, where his net worked and he found a natural crab trap in the kelp beds. The answer is, of course, that he never figured out how to make an outrigger raft. I'm not talking about crossing the Bering Straits, as he has claimed, either. All you need the raft for is checking your net weirs, using the seine, maybe to use hook and line from and to get your gear around the rock outcropping, so you dont struggle over slimy boulders at least twice per day!

It makes no sense to risk losing a clear 1/4 million $ on finding flotsam rope, either. Take a rope hammock, cut up the 20x20 tarp, or if those things are not allowed, cut up the "optional" 12x12 tarp. The last is yours, so you can do with it as you will. It will make about 1500 sq ft of 4" mesh netting. Interweave into this 4" mesh some splits of local vines, roots, shoots, reeds, or strips of bark, and the mesh is effectively rendered 2". That suffices for use as a seine and as baited net-weirs. You wont be pulling hard on it, lifting large numbers of fish out of the water with it and it wont matter that the mesh is visible. Gillnets kill fish pretty quickly, so you have to be checking them often. Also, the fish get wrapped up in a gillnet, often taking you a long time to either untangle them, or you have to cut the netting, extract the fish and repair it later. Once fish are in the weir, if the water's 4 ft deep or so, you have little to fear from predators, other than a seal. A seal can be harpooned and would win the show for you.

Contrary to what many claim, all the contestants on Vancouver COULD have gotten a "subsisitance permit", just like is given to the Innuit and the Native Americans in Canada, which lets them take any fish or game animal, as long as its needed for food.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by RickOShea » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:29 pm

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by Hiroshima_Morphine » Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm

Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by ssgcmw » Sat May 11, 2019 9:26 pm

Hiroshima_Morphine wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
That's gotta sting.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by Hiroshima_Morphine » Mon May 13, 2019 7:23 pm

ssgcmw wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Hiroshima_Morphine wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
That's gotta sting.
Indeed.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by RickOShea » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:21 pm

Finally, after six seasons, someone bags a big critter.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by Asymetryczna » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am

Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
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