“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

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jeopardy Question: Scottish slang for a sea run brown trout (Salmo Trutta)

Answer: What is a Broonie

Other names for sea run trout in the UK and Ireland have many regional names including sewin (Wales), finnock (Scotland), peal (West Country), mort (North West England) and white trout (Ireland).

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