How many of you carry huge bottles of water with you when you go fishing for tea, coffee or cooking?  Anthony has been fishing for nearly thirty years and plays around with bushcraft too, quite often ending up combining his two favourite hobbies.

Now you may wonder what bushcraft has got to do with fishing, especially in the U.K. where we have a strong practice of catch and release for our freshwater coarse species.  The answer is filtration!!

Whilst searching for a solution to carrying lots of heavy water Anthony started to look at water filters and found that there were several on the market that produced safe drinking water to the level that they are used in countries around the world where fresh water isn’t available.

The device that he ended up getting was a Sawyer SP128 Mini Filter System which weighed only 65 grams and fitted in the palm of his hand so easily packed away into his tackle box.  The kit includes a water filter, drinking straw, cleaning syringe and a 1.5 litre collapsable drinking pouch. The filter itself is guaranteed to filter 100,000 gallons of water and more importantly to remove 99.99999% of harmful bacteria due to its 0.1 micron hollow fibre membrane filter.

If you lose the pouch you can buy a replacement however the guys at Sawyer have designed the opening of the filter to screw onto most standard threaded bottles, you can also attach the straw and drink directly through the filter from the source.  Anthony Filled the pouch with water from one of his local streams and started filtering and drinking half a pint every day to see what would happen (disclaimer, do this at your own risk). After one week he was still fine with no side effects and the water tasted delicious.

You can use the pouch and filter to squeeze fresh filtered lake water straight into your kettle or saucepan and because you are going to boil it you are making it even safer still as boiling is also a form of filtration.  These can be a fantastic addition to any tackle box and make carrying huge bottles of water a thing of the past.

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Sawyer Products SP124 Mini Water Filtration System Gift Package, 4-Pack, Multi-Colour

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Features

  • Ideal for outdoor recreation, hiking, camping, scouting, domestic and international travel and emergency preparedness
  • High performance filter fits in the palm of your hand; weighs just 2 ounces; 0.1 Micron absolute hollow fiber membrane inline filter
  • Attaches to the drinking pouch, a standard disposable water bottle, a hydration pack, or use the straw to drink directly from a water source
  • Removes 99.99999% of all bacteria, such as salmonella, cholera and E.coli; and 99.9999% of all protozoa, such as giardia and cryptosporidium
  • Filter rated up to 100,000 gallons; includes 16-ounce reusable squeeze pouch, 7-inch drinking straw, and cleaning plunger

SAWYER PRODUCTS Unisex's SP129 Point One Squeezable Single Pouch Water Filtration System-Blue, 32 oz

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  • Lightweight, easily portable PointONE 0.1 absolute micron hollow fiber membrane inline water filter
  • Highest level of filtration on market - removes greater than 99.9999% of all bacteria and 99.999% of all protozoa cysts
  • Built-in and removable push/pull cap; spray water into mouth or bottle from included pouch; attach to standard threaded water bottle
  • Comes with one 32-ounce, BPA-free collapsible pouch that rolls up tightly for easy packing; can be resued hundreds of times
  • Backed by manufacturer's lifetime limited warranty (Independent Testing Laboratory Hydreion, LLC.; Microbiological Report S05-03)

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  • ➤【EMERGENCY SAFE WATER SET】- Mini water filter straw and foldable water bottle with 2 clips keep your life safe under emergency wilderness situation; water filter straw cleans up to 1000 L for safe drinking water (note:only for fresh water);
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Sawyer Products Unisex's Dual Threaded MINI Water Filter, White, One size

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  • ✔️This NEW, 2019, UPGRADED Dual-Threaded Sawyer MINI Personal water filter is probably the most important piece of any survival equipment! Removes 100% of microplastics and 99.99999% of all bacteria such as salmonella, E. coli, cholera or 99.9999% of all protozoans introduction cryptosporidia. Got the highest scores from all the tests of any water filter, passes EU and EPA filter standards.
  • ✔️Lightweight bushcraft equipment. Dual-threaded MINI allows you to screw the push/pull cap onto the filter for easy on/off functionality and water flow control. This water purification filter can be attached to the included drinking pouch, standard disposable water bottle, hydration packs, or use the life straw to drink directly from your water source.
  • ✔️High performance filter fits in the palm of your hand, filters up to 100,000 gallons (30 times more than comparable filters). It is the most innovative and advanced water purifier. Better than any water purification tablets. Fits on most sports water bottle, steel water bottle, eco water bottle or any drinking bottle in general.
  • ✔️Water purification filter great for outdoor recreation, hiking, camping, survival, scouting, domestic and international travel, and emergency preparedness, the Sawyer MINI gives you a number of ways to access clean water. It is extremly compact, it dosen't take any space of your camping gear, emergency grab bag, survival kit, kit bag, emergency kit, etc.
  • ✔️This Sawyer filtration system is also good for everyday use. It can be a tap water filter at home or work. 100, 000 gallons of water is almost a lifetime of filtrated water. Attache to your sports bottle and achive max performance getting the most of your hydration.⭐Recommended by Bear Grills in the TV show “Running wild with Bear Grills” at 2017 as an extremely useful tool in any survival situation.⭐

Mini Survival Tin - Pocket-sized tin, loaded with an impressive amount of outdoor survival essentials. UK-made.

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  • A lightweight survival kit in a compact hinged tin that is easy to carry, and will go everywhere with you. Ideal kit for anyone involved in camping, hiking, bushcraft and other outdoor activities.
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  • Tin Size: 96mm x 62mm x 22mm. Weight: 100g. Made in the UK by Polymath Products.

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