Fly Fishing & Conservation in Vermont: Stories of the Battenkill and Beyond

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Vermont is an angler's paradise, but few pause to consider the past and future impact that conservation has had on trout fishing. Writer, angler and conservationist Tim Traver combines the latest fisheries science with well-seasoned opinions on the storied past, evolving present and hopeful future of this worthy pursuit. Become part of a long-running stewardship and restoration story with a history of success and a challenging future. This is fishing journalism at its best, with stories and resources that are sure to whet your appetite for exploring the rivers, streams and lakes in the most rural corners of the state. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book supports the work of the White River Partnership and Vermont River Conservancy.
ISBN: 9781467141321
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Vermont
Series: Natural History
Images: 67
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Tim Traver grew up fishing the saltwater bays, marshes and rivers of southern New England and has had a passion for fishing and fisheries science ever since. He's worked as a commercial fisherman, at a federal Atlantic salmon hatchery and as director of a coastal wildlife refuge. He has thirty-five years of experience in the land conservation and science-education fields in Vermont, including serving as executive director of the Upper Valley Land Trust and the Vermont Institute of Natural Science. He lives with his family in Taftsville, Vermont, near the banks of the celebrated Ottauquechee River. His writing credits include Sippewissett: Or, Life on a Salt Marsh, Lost in the Driftless: Trout Fishing on the Cultural Divide and numerous articles for magazines and newspapers.