This Survival Snare Kit is designed to catch small game for food. Perfect for use in any survival scenario. These 12 snares are 48 inches in length made from 3/64 1×19 cable with a breaking strength of 400 lbs. These snares come in a sealed plastic bag and are waxed and dyed for optimal performance and immediate deployment in the field, just run the snare lock back and forth several times to remove the excess wax to ensure smooth operation. Snares are speed loaded, which means it has memory bent into the back half of the loop making it round rather than tear drop shaped, to increase the snare close speed rate increasing the opportunity to snag your next meal. This basic survival snare kit also contains enough 16 gauge support wire to set several snares at once and a plastic information card with loop size and off the ground height your snares should be set for various common small game animals. Please check your local laws before using snares for trapping purposes other than a survival situation.