Re: Brookies@High Shoals
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Posted by A. Sago - NGTO on September 29, 1998 at 10:37:29:
In Reply to: Re: Brookies@High Shoals posted by Erik on September 29, 1998 at 10:26:44:
Well said. Thank you.
> And how did you originally find out about the brook
> trout streams you fish? I assume that you either read
> about them or picked it up through conversation with
> other anglers. I've only stumbled upon one brookie
> stream by accident myself (and it was paralleled by a
> highway if you can believe that). Very few of the
> people who subscribe to this board are willing or even
> interested in walking a couple miles to catch fish that
> average between five and six inches long. Even if they
> were, I'm not against telling them where to go. The more
> people fish small streams and become aware of their fragility,
> and that of their inhabitants (particularly native trout),
> the more likely they are to take interest in their plight.
> Our small streams and wild and native trout aren't something to be
> locked away and guarded, but something to be shared and
> preserved. More people taking an interest now equates to more
> preservation in the future.
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