EXPLORING WISCONSIN TROUT STREAMS: THE ANGLER'S GUIDE
Author: Steve Born, Jeff Mayers, Andy Morton & Bill Sonzogni
Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS, Dec 1997
100 miles of spring creeks, the amazing nocturnal Hex hatch, & big salmonids in the Great Lakes tributaries & more. For each stream, the authors share their fishing experiences, detailed maps & descriptions of the stream's location & natural setting; conservation history; angling opportunities & advice; nearby facilities, etc. 34 B&W illus, 20 stream maps; 6x9 inches, 320 pgs.
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 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
Choice places to eat and sleep
Suggestions of helpful organizations, tourism and conservation offices, books, magazines, videos, and internet web sites
With a Foreword by Gary A. Borger
FROM THE FOREWORD
"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
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Steve Born is chair of the national resources board of Trout Unlimited and professor of environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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 UW-Madison.