“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.”
Monday, May 30, 2011
Great Read from Spencer Turner on the History of Trout in Missouri
First introduced in Missouri’s cold-water streams in the 1880s, the Rainbow Trout is by far the most numerous trout found here. Some of those original strains of trout continue to exist to this day.