An in-depth history of one of America’s best-known trout streams. An engrossing exploration of the river’s history, offering portraits of the men & women who affected its life & its development as a fishery. Discover what the fishing was like prior to the intro of hatchery trout, about human disturbances to the watershed from habitat degradation & exploitation of the native brook trout, & what the intro of brown trout has meant to the river & its evolution. Hardcover; 70 historic photos; 8×10 inches; 256 pages.
About the Author
Ed Van Put has been an avid fly fisherman and fly tier for nearly sixty years. He has contributed fishing articles to several outdoor journals and magazines, such as The Conservationist, Trout, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, and the Anglers’ Club Bulletin. He was a founding member of the Beamoc Chapter of Trout Unlimited, as well as a founding member of the Catskill Fly Tiers Guild. He learned to tie flies from Harry and Elsie Darbee, the noted Catskill tiers. He lives in Livingston Manor, New York.