Food gathering will be a daily exercise for simple survival situations. Your ability to hunt can be an invaluable asset to a community should you happen to be a part of one. If the stuff hits the fan, your ability to hunt could even be used in barter situations. While hunting small game with firearms would be the ideal scenario, ammunition costs money and may not be readily available after surviving in the wild for months or years. Knowing how to build this spring snare trap could come in handy.