Turn a Can Tab Into a Survival Fish Hook





Introduction: Turn a Can Tab Into a Survival Fish Hook

This is very easy and simple.  All the tools needed for this fish hook can be found on most multi tools.  It takes only a few minutes to create.

Step 1: Materials

-can tab
-wire cutters (or anything that can cut through metal)

Step 2: Shaping the Hook

Cut an opening in the bottom hole in the tab.  Make sure that you cut in at a slant.  Then start cutting away as much metal as you can around the hook.  File the hook into a sharp point.  

Step 3: The Back of the Hook

Flip the tab around.  The top hole should be untouched.  This is where you will tie the line onto the hook.  File down the sharp edges in the hole.



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    Great idea! I could definitely see this working in a survival situation, when your options limited anyway. Thanks

    It might work in a pinch but I would bend the hook so that it's offset.

    excellent idea. but i wonder what sort of fish i can get with this hook:)

    Probably canned fish

    The other way round.

    Buy a can of fish and you get a hook on top of it for free!

    What a great offer!

    Or buy some cans of beer...and you´ll get such ideas for construction!


    well that's "soda" a fish