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Learn how and when to harvest cattail and how to prepare it for use in a variety of projects, from cordage to weaving. This course will show you how to make rope from cattail and how to use it to make a Cattail Duck Decoy.

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the Course
    • A message from Creek
    • DIGITAL Skill Sheet Download
  • 2
  • 3
    CATTAIL: Using for Crafts, Cord, Survival, and Weaving
  • 4
    CATTAIL PROJECT: How to Make Duck Decoy
    • Making the Head
    • Making the Body & Attaching the Head
  • 5
    • Final thoughts from Creek

Meet Your Instructor

  • Creek Stewart

    Wilderness Survival Instructor

    Creek Stewart

    Creek Stewart is a Wilderness Survival Instructor, Author, and Television Host. He currently hosts the hit show SOS HOW TO SURVIVE on The Weather Channel and is the owner of Willow Haven Outdoor Survival School in Central Indiana.