. With my housing all finished I decided it would now bea good time to find something toeat.I first tried the old Indian method of fishing with my hands; yes I tried to catch them withmy hands and had no luck. So I decided to get a little more modern, I took sticks and weavedthem together and made a fish trap. I placed the trap in the water between two big rocks so itwould not float away. With my trap in place I began to build two fires. One fire to use as asignal fire, and the other to cook with. After several hours of gathering fire wood and gettingthem started I checked my trap and had 3 nice size bass. After cleaning the fish I put them over the fire to cook, and sat down to relax after a long first day. I would definitely sleep welltonight, or so I thought.On my first night, sleeping soundly, until I heard a sound I did not want to hear. I heardthe growl of the biggest bear I had ever seen. Standing on his hind legs, he must have stood 8foot tall. I quickly climbed up one of the trees I had used to make my lean-to out of. The bear seeing me hurried my way, but with me fifteen feet high in the tree he couldn¶t reach me. Thebear stayed in my camp site for most of the night, and left shortly before day break. With a longday and night behind me, I decided to lie down for a short nap before I started my second day onmy own.After my nap, I got up and checked my fish trap again, this time I had only one fish in thetrap. I really needed to eat so I clean the fish and cooked it. After eating, and still hungry so Iset out to find some food. Using my knife I made a little spear to try to catch some type of smallgame, but what I found would help so much more. I found a deer that appeared to have brokenits back trying to jump over a pile of logs. This would give me plenty meat to survive, plus
I could use the hide from the deer as a cover during the chilly nights. The deer still being alive, Itook my knife and slit...