So many magazines, which ones should you bother reading? There are dozens of different magazines to pick from. If you’re going to be reading and consuming information on survival and preparedness, you want to make sure it’s the right information. The quality and relevance have to be there
What Makes A Good Survival Magazine
Here’s what we look for in a survival magazine:
- Quality of content
If the content isn’t thorough and leaves you with more questions than answers. Then it probably isn’t a good resource to use.
We want the content to leave us with no unanswered questions or confusion.
Top 10 Survival Preparedness Magazines
There are dozens of different magazines that would be worth reading. But that would be ridiculous to list dozens of magazines and say “go read them all”.
So I made a short and sweet list. Here are the top 10 magazines for preppers. They aren’t in any particular order.
Prepper Survival Guide
This magazine contains some of the highest detail in the content you can find in magazines for preparedness.
American Survival Guide Magazine
This American survival magazine has been one of the leaders in this magazine category for a while now.
They provide high-quality content in the categories of:
The American Survival Guide also publishes different issues based on a specific category. This is another one of them. The Prepper Emergency Survival Manual covers the essential emergency gear and tips that preppers should know.
Quality is the focus of this magazine.
They give detailed guides on how to prepare and survive disasters and emergencies.
Recoil is a dense magazine that’s a must-read for the outdoors and gun lifestyle enthusiast. If you haven’t been living under a rock and even slightly interested in guns or survival, you’ve heard of RECOIL.
They cover topics in:
- Home and Personal Defense
The Backwoodsman has been serving the backcountry lifestyle market for decades.
This magazine publishes in-depth content on how to live in the wilderness and bushcraft content. If you’re at all interested in becoming more self-reliant or becoming a better woodsman, check out The Backwoodsman.
The content is heavily geared towards the backwoods and DIY living lifestyle. It’s the magazine for the 21st-century frontiersman.
This magazine is the premier firearms and survival magazine. Well built reputation and high-quality information.
It’s a must-read for all firearms and survival enthusiasts. It’s packed full of guns, bigger guns, survival tips, and even beer.
Field & Stream
If you’re into anything fishing or hunting and anything in between, this is the magazine to read.
If you have been fishing or hunting for any length of time. You have probably heard of or have seen Field and Stream in grocery stores on the shelves.
Could you survive off the grid if SHTF?
This magazine will prepare you for the worst. Recoil also has an urban survival magazine edition publication.
The Urban Survival publication is a guide on personal protection for your family. How to protect yourself and your family during traveling is a primary topic.
Mother Earth News Magazine
I’m always impressed with the quality of content Mother Earth News pumps into one issue.
Their articles are long and in-depth, packed with information. If you’re a homesteader, live off the grid, or are interested in the self-sufficient lifestyle like all of us ar. Mother Earth News is the magazine to stay up to date on.
The New Pioneer
Are you a homesteader as well? Or just want to be more efficient and self-reliant? Most of us preppers do, it’s part of the lifestyle. So this magazine is great at giving you useful tips on how to live off the grid.
Subscribing to any of these magazines would be beneficial. They all do a great job of providing useful content.
If you’re a fanatic like me, you’ll read all ten of them and even more.
There are many more magazines that are also high quality and definitely worth reading.
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What’s your favorite survival magazines that you read on an ongoing basis?