Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Primitive Skills: Fire & Fish Hooks

The earliest hooks, which probably date to around 30,000BC, were in fact carved in wood. Others have been fashioned from horns, shells, thorns or even, in the case of the Easter Islands, the thigh bones of deceased fishermen.

Here is how they were made...

Making Primitive Fish Hooks - Part 1

Making Primitive Fish Hooks - Part 2

Related: Food Procurement 2 of 3: Traps, Snares, Killing & Fishing Devices