Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams: The Angler's Guide

Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams: The Angler's Guide

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Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams: The Angler's Guide by Steve Born, Bill Sonzogni, Jeff Mayers, Andy Morton

Drawing on years of conservation and angling experience, Steve Born and Jeff Mayers tell you about great fishing opportunities unique to Wisconsin—1,000 miles of spring creeks, the amazing nocturnal Hex hatch, and big salmonids in the Great Lakes tributaries. They profile twenty of Wisconsin’s finest streams—from the bucolic Green River in the southwest to the historic and wild Bois Brule in the north.
            This new edition includes updates throughout, new photos, and a new chapter detailing improvements in fishing opportunities since the mid-1990s but warning of the looming threats to coldwater fisheries.
             Key Features:
            • Profiles of the state’s twenty finest trout streams and maps to find them
            • “Don’t miss” fishing opportunities
            • Sound advice for anglers—from beginner to expert
            • Tactics you can use to catch more trout
            • Conservation projects that have helped trout survive
            • A history of Wisconsin’s trout-fishing and conservation heritage
            • A guide to trout foods
            • Suggestions of helpful organizations, tourism and conservation offices, books, magazines, videos, and websites

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299155544
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Series: North Coast Book Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Steve Born is professor emeritus of planning and environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He previously served as chair of the national resources board of Trout Unlimited. Jeff Mayers, who assisted in the writing of Catching Big Fish on Light Fly Tackle, is president of the Madison-based news services WisPolitics.com and WisBusiness.com. Andy Morton has worked in natural resource management all his life and is currently a supervisor in the Water Division in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In addition to tying flies for his grandsons and traveling the world with his wife, William Sonzogni is professor emeritus in environmental chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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