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By Robert S. Hooton

Personal techniques on a few of British Columbia’s iconic steelhead rivers, in addition to issues at the attainable futures those streams face in an period of declining habitat, leisure strain and a altering climate.

Days of Rivers Past takes the reader on a desirable trip into the guts of the steelhead fishery. From the banks of the popular streams Sustut, Babine, Skeena, Ksi Hlginx (formerly Ishkheenickh), Bulkley, Squamish, Tsitika, Salmon, Gold, Stamp, Englishman and Nanaimo, Robert Hooton courses us during the deep historical past of steelhead, from the 20 th and into the twenty first century, from instances whilst fish shares have been traditionally robust to our present period whilst the species is soreness because of components affecting human and non-human biosystems alike.

Robert Hooton’s booklet isn't really prescriptive, nor does it blame contributors or maybe govt organisations for the situations we discover ourselves in. particularly, it makes an attempt to go away a list of the place the steelhead fishery has been, and issues to the occasional door that also is still open to these in positions of energy who're keen to facilitate optimistic switch with a purpose to shield what is still of British Columbia’s notable steelhead game fishing heritage.

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