“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.”

John Muir

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.

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