Definitive guide to this trout-fishing mecca, which includes several of Trout Unlimited's top 100 trout streams in the country. Tackle, flies, tactics, hatches, access points, & profiles of 120+ productive trout rivers & streams. 55 maps, 40 B&W photos, 5 illus; 6x9 inches, 288 pgs.
Wisconsin and Minnesota together boast more than 12,500 miles of designated trout waters in more than 3,000 streams. Thanks to conservation efforts by governmental and volunteer organizations, fishing is better than it has been in decades. In this completely updated and expanded second edition, the authors have added information on many new streams. Veteran anglers Humphrey and Shogren describe their native trout waters with an evocative sense of place that conveys not only the details but also the experience an angler can expect.
Profiles of more than 120 productive trout rivers and streams
Information on hatches, access points, and wading conditions
Travel directions, map references, and information on nearby facilities
55 detailed maps
Hatch charts for the region's major hatches
Advice on tackle, flies, and tactics
Information on tackle shops and guide services
About the Authors:
Jim Humphrey was born in Wisconsin and has written over 100 articles on trout fishing for Fly Fisherman, Minnesota Sportsman, and many other periodicals. He lives in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota.
Bill Shogren, also was born in Wisconsin, is past president of Trout Unlimited's Twin Cities chapter and its Minnesota Council, and has fished for trout throughout the American Midwest and West. He lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.