Two-Pronged Hunting Spear

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Introduction: Two-Pronged Hunting Spear

In this Instructable, I am going to show you how to make a two-pronged hunting spear. This type of spear can be used for all sorts of smaller game, but is best for small aquatic animals such as frogs and fish.

Step 1: Materials-

The material you will need:

- knife

- cord or thick string, such as paracord

- long straight stick. (This can be as long as you want, I like around a 6 foot range)

- a few twigs cut to 1-2 inch lengths

Step 2:

Shave the larger end of the stick down to a chisel shape and then split the end with your knife.

Step 3:

Tie a piece of cord as tight as you possibly can around and around the stick directly below the split to prevent it from splitting further.

Step 4:

Horizontally jam the small twig into the slit to keep the two sides from coming back together. Them sharpen the two points.

Step 5:

Tie more cord as tightly as you can on both sides of the twig and since I used paracord, I burned the ends. Find a source of animals and Happy Hunting!

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    26 Comments

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    tcushman
    tcushman

    Reply 3 years ago

    Lol

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    Noble_Knight
    Noble_Knight

    Reply 7 years ago

    you mean "tewwowists"

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    jompon2547
    jompon2547

    4 years ago

    I love that too

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    explocivo12
    explocivo12

    5 years ago

    I love the instructable even if anybody says it should be banned.

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    explocivo12
    explocivo12

    5 years ago

    Erchan their is a be nice policy, so I wouldn't be saying that you should have weapons banned, they are needed, If the police had no weapons, would you be scared of them, or let them arrest you

    Weapons are life, life revolves around weapons

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    Leopardjoy16
    Leopardjoy16

    6 years ago on Introduction

    This is so cool! It could work without the split too! just sharpen the tip to a point and maybe wrap something like paracord around a certain area for a spear holding spot

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    metis15
    metis15

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Remember, killing animals is not a game!

    Rappelle-toi, tuer des animaux n'est pas un jeu !

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    zzbb
    zzbb

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Exactly. Not for "sport", only for practical reasons.

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    clewis21
    clewis21

    7 years ago on Introduction

    I'm almost out of branches from my felled tree, but this looks like a good project.

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    magnuswf
    magnuswf

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Cool Spear, might build it, if i'm losing my fishing rod :P

    Could be cool to build one similar to this with some flexible wood. I'm guessing it's some kind of bone material they used here. Used by Inuits in Greenland :)

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    ewbray
    ewbray

    7 years ago on Introduction

    May I make a suggestion; if you 'heat treat' the two prongs then they could be "hardened" and resist breakage when using the device for hunting!

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    rondust
    rondust

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Best to do this with a hard wood, it resists burning and resins in the word harden in the fibers.

    Your pole can also be thinner and lighter allowing for better throwing speeds.

    Aboriginal tribes have been doing it for 1000's of years.

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    lemgandi
    lemgandi

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Most Useful! Would fire-hardening the tips make it more better? Perhaps after cutting them sharp, but before adding the twigs and string?

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    jesterlee
    jesterlee

    7 years ago

    Be sure to heat the points in a fire to harden them, otherwise you'll be resharpening them a lot.