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Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams
The Angler's Guide
Steve Born, Jeff Mayers, Andy Morton, and Bill Sonzogni
With a Foreword by Gary A. Borger
A North Coast Book
"Reveals a broad knowledge of Wisconsin's landscape and its fisheries, information that's useful not only for increasing catch rates but for placating curiosity. Don't merely skim these pages; find all their treasures."
Gary A. Borger
Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams is a treat for novice and veteran anglers alike. Drawing on years of conservation and angling experience, Steve Born, Jeff Mayers, Andy Morton, and Bill Sonzogni tell you about great fishing opportunities unique to Wisconsin1,000 miles of spring creeks, the amazing nocturnal Hex hatch, and big salmonids in the Great Lakes tributaries.
They profile twenty of Wisconsin's finest streamsfrom the bucolic Green River in the southwest to the historic and wild Bois Brule in the north. For each stream, the authors share their fishing experiences, supplemented by detailed maps and descriptions of the stream's location and natural setting, conservation history, angling opportunities and advice, nearby facilities, including choice places to eat and sleep, and other local fishing sites. Reflecting the state's preeminent role in the nation's trout-angling and conservation heritage, every chapter emphasizes the importance of environmental stewardship. Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams shares ways to get the most out of your angling adventure while preserving Wisconsin's beautiful streams.
- Profiles of the state's 20 finest trout streams and maps to find them
- "Don't miss" fishing opportunities
- Sound advice for anglersfrom 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
- Choice places to eat and sleep
- Suggestions of helpful organizations, tourism and conservation offices, books, magazines, videos, and internet web sites
- Four-color cover / jacket
Steve Born is chair of the national resources board of Trout Unlimited and professor of environmental studies at the University of WisconsinMadison. Jeff Mayers is a reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, the author of Great Golf in Wisconsin, and a writer whose work has appeared in Wisconsin Trails and Trout magazine. Andy Morton is a water resources planner with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Bill Sonzogni is president of Southern Wisconsin chapter of Trout Unlimited and professor of water chemistry at the University of WisconsinMadison.
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96 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
34 b/w illus., 20 stream maps
Paper $19.95 t
Cloth $35.00 t
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