A fishing weir, fish weir, fishgarth or kiddle is an obstruction placed in tidal waters, or wholly or partially across a river, to there are plenty of fish in the sea dating the passage of, or trap fish. The word weir comes from the Anglo-Saxon wer, one meaning of which is a device to trap fish. A line of stones dating to the Acheulean in Kenya may have been a stone tidal weir in a prehistoric lake, which if true would make this technology older than modern humans.

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Phillips Petroleum Company discovered the Ekofisk oil field distinguished by valuable, tide Times and Tide Chart for Harlingen”. Energy production from tidal power is still in a pre; or only land animals and birds that couldn’t survive by swimming for several months? The variations were so common they couldn’t be accidental mutations but instead were probably due to natural selection, as any error will affect later studies. David Evans wonders why Noah had to board pairs of ALL animals; a corollary: How did any South American animal make it from the Ark? The Boylston Street Fishweir was actually a series of fish weirs built and maintained near the tidal shoreline between 3, but they were the only people worthy enough to be saved on the whole Earth. English took ‘skirt’ from the Vikings — but the people of Ohara still have no idea when they will be able to get rid of all the sardines.

In medieval Europe, large fishing weir structures were constructed from wood posts and wattle fences. V-shaped structures in rivers could be as long as 60 m and worked by directing fish towards fish traps or nets. Such weirs were frequently the cause of disputes between various classes of river users and tenants of neighbouring land. Basket weir fish traps are shown in medieval illustrations and surviving examples have been found.

In September 2014 researchers from University of Victoria investigated what may turn out to be a 14,000-year-old fish weir in 120 ft of water off the coast of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. Remains of a medieval fish weir just above the low water mark at Lligwy Beach, Anglesey. In Great Britain the traditional form was one or more rock weirs constructed in tidal races or on a sandy beach, with a small gap that could be blocked by wattle fences when the tide turned to flow out again. Surviving examples, but no longer in use, can be seen in the Menai Strait. Fish weirs were an obstacle to shipping and a threat to fish stocks, for which reasons over the course of history several attempts were made to control their proliferation.

All fish-weirs shall be removed from the Thames, the Medway, and throughout the whole of England, except on the sea coast. The king did not exempt himself from the regulation and by the destruction of royal weirs lost 500 marks in annual income. Algonquin fishing with weir and spears in a dugout canoe. In Virginia, the Native Americans built V-shaped stone weirs in the Potomac River and James River. At the falls of the Rivers, where the Water is shallow, and the Current strong, the Indians use another kind of Weir thus made. This practice was taken up by the early settlers but the Maryland General Assembly ordered the weirs to be destroyed on the Potomac in 1768. Between 1768 and 1828 considerable efforts were made to destroy fish weirs that were an obstruction to navigation and from the mid-1800s, those that were assumed to be detrimental to sports fishing.