This story caught my eye. Pretty cool how technology found something so low tech, while the same technique is still being used (on a much smaller scale) and taught during survival courses!
Fishing weirs on Wikipedia (so it MUST be true!)
Don't wait until you retire to go hunting and fishing. Don't even wait for your annual vacation. Go at every opportunity. Things that appear urgent at the moment may, in the long run, turn out to be far less so. -Ted Trueblood