“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”
Thursday, January 13, 2011
If you can read just one book this year ! Make it by Quackenbos !!!
How about this for a title.
GEOLOGICAL ANCESTORS OF THE BROOK TROUT: AND RECENT SAIBLING FORMS FROM WHICH IT EVOLVED BY JOHN D. QUACKENBOS
This is the 1916 first edition and printed for the Anglers Club of New York. One of the scarcest books publsihed by the famous Anglers Club of New York. You can buy it on eBay. I can vouch for the scarcity as I have never seen one !!!! For those that didn't know what a Saibling is .................
Sai´bling n. 1. A European mountain trout (Salvelinus alpinus): - called also Bavarian charr.