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Western Lit: An Angler Documents His Pursuit of Uglier Species in ‘Beautifully Grotesque Fish’

Listen up, water-loving Westerners: We’ve got a problem—a trout problem. For decades, anglers have fetishized these silvery stream-dwellers, maniacally pursuing rainbows, browns and brookies to the neglect of other underwater life. Every year, obliging fish managers pump America’s waterways full of millions of hatchery-born trout, diluting gene pools and overwhelming native species. We fishermen consider […]