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An invitation to anglers and environmentalists to work together towards protecting both angling fish and the environments they inhabit.
Something's Fishy: An Angler's Look at Our Distressed Gamefish and Their Waters -- and How We Can Preserve Both

Foreword by Paul GuernseyWilliams, an avid fisherman who has devoted years to writing about the sport and advocating the preservation of bodies of water and species of fish, brings together his love of angling with his profound sense of responsibility for the environment. These lively, perceiptiv pieces take you across the US and around the world: trout fishing in Patagonia; bonefishing on South Andros Island in the Bahamas; and tuna fishing off the coast of Massachusetts. Williams’s passion and commitment will inspire fishermen everywhere.
Name Something's Fishy
SKU 9781602391307
Author(s) Ted Williams
Illustrator/Photographer N/A
Dimensions 6" x 9"
Page Count 416 pages
Number of Illustrations No
Number of Photos 200 color photos
Format Hardcover
Free Shipping N/A

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About the Author


TED WILLIAMS has been writing full time on environmental issues, with special attention to fish and wildlife conservation, since 1970. In addition to freelancing for national magazines, he contributes regular feature-length conservation columns to Fly Rod & Reel, where he serves as editor-at-large and conservation editor, and Audubon. He has received many awards for his work, including the Conservation Achievement Award by the National Wildlife Federation, a Federal Wildlife Officers Association award, the Aldo Leopold Award, and the Jade of Chiefs -- the highest conservation award given by the Outdoor Writers Association of America.
Contents


Foreword by Paul Guernsey
Introduction

I Trout Matters
Essence of Patagonia
Role Reversal on the Colorado
Dixie Trout
Bringing Back the Giants
Twilight of the Yankee Trout
Environmentalists vs. Native Trout
Trout are Wildlife, Too
Western Water Cure

II More Than a Touch of Salt
Bluefin Summer
How It is at South Andros
The Exhausted Sea
Striper Recovery -- Not
Why Should Anyone Listen to Striper Anglers?
Shark Attack
Marketing MPAs
Do We Need Saltwater Licenses?
The Highlander Hatch

III Salmon and Their Problems
Everything but Salmon
Salmon Stakes
Have Salmon Endangered Maine?
Salmon of the St. Lawrence Lakes
As Maine Goes, So Go the Salmon
Salmon Shell Game

IV Managing/Mismanaging
Something’s Fishy
Getting Past Hatcheries
Want Another Carp?
Fish-Poison Politics
Big Water Blues
Damn the Taxpayers, Full Speed Ahead
Dam Removal
Where Baitfish Don’t Belong
Management by Politician
Robbed by RATs

V Heavy Duty Eco Issues
Saving the North Woods
Sludge Slinging
Sagging Streams
Sportsmen vs. the Northern Forest
A Plague on All Your Forests
Pits in the Crown Jewels
Ann and Nancy’s War
A Vampire Story
Motorizing Public Land
Save the Redwoods: Kill Everyone
Coal-Country Trout
Time Bomb in the Earth
Under the Influence of Ethanol

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