By Barney Farley,George S. Hawn,Larry McEachron
possibly nobody may perhaps chronicle the adjustments in recreation and advertisement fishing alongside the crucial Texas Coast extra ably and extra passionately than Farley. while he got here to Texas in 1910, he stated that he may perhaps get in a rowboat and utilizing just a push pole, make his means "to the fishing grounds and trap 100 kilos or extra of trout and redfish" in a number of hours. a few years later, the shrimp trawlers arrived. As they plied the Gulf in expanding numbers, they depleted the shrimp populations within the bays, and Farley watched the fish stream farther and farther offshore, following their ever extra elusive nutrition source.
From his standpoint within the mid1960s, Farley was once no longer chuffed just to lament the disappearance of onceabundant species. He additionally strongly voiced his perspectives at the desire for conservation. some of the difficulties he pointed out are nonetheless with us, and a few of the strategies he prescribed have because been followed.
This ebook is either an attractive memory and a cautionary story. someone who cares approximately fishing and the overall healthiness of the Gulf's waters will locate an authoritative and entirely attractive voice in Barney Farley.
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Fishing Yesterday's Gulf Coast (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi) by Barney Farley,George S. Hawn,Larry McEachron