If you send James out to get food, he comes back with meat(or meat related items):Deer, Wolf, Boar, Goat, Pigeon, etc., Bone, and lard! This saves you the troble of having to make traps/arrows, and you can do it every day! This will keep you nice and full.
To make traps you have to go up all the leges to the path you see over base1 Follow the path east walk in to the aera your in youll see a rabit after you see it go back to your base and talk to your partnor about traps then youll You can make traps you need a stick and tree vine this capthers large animals.
Once you find the tree vine in the jungle take it back to the cave. You will find a basket beside the firewood, place it in there. Then ask the girl to to do you a favor. If she says yes your screen will say make rope and some other stuff. Tell her how many ropes you want,with however many vines you have gathered, and she can make them in a day. Good luck