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Beautifully grotesque fish of the American West

Author: Mark Spitzer
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
Series: Outdoor lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fisherman Mark Spitzer takes readers on an action-packed investigation of the most fierce and fearsome freshwater grotesques of the American West. Through the lenses of history, folklore, biology,  Read more...

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Spitzer, Mark, 1965-
Beautifully grotesque fish of the American West.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016024935
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Spitzer
ISBN: 9781496200044 1496200047 9781496200051 1496200055 9781496200068 1496200063 0803265239 9780803265233
OCLC Number: 961098201
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: List of Illustrations Introduction: In Wildness Is the Preservation of the Grotesque and Vice Versa 1. Nature of the American Eel: An Aquatic Phantom in Our Own Back Yard 2. Environmental Lemonade: Dealing with the Creature That Put the "Ish" in "Fish" 3. Urban Sturgeon: A Totally Unique Fishery in Portland, Oregon 4. Snagging in the Ozarks: There's Nothing Not Weird about Paddlefish 5. Alien Invaders in the West: This Isn't Kansas Anymore 6. Nebraska, Bowfin, and the $8,000 Bullhead: Or How to Catch a State Record Fish 7. Fear and Noodling in Oklahoma: How I Came in First at the Okie Noodling Tournament Then Saw the Belly of the Beast 8. Muskie Hunting in Minnesota: An Education in "the Fish of Ten Thousand Casts" 9. Vision Questing Gator Gar in the Slick Texas Mud: Garvana Accomplished! 10. Rattlesnakes at the Razorback Roundup: Working with What We've Got 11. All Hail the Pikeminnow Bounty: Applying Anamnesis in the Northwest as a Working Model for Fisheries Conclusion: Grotesques of the West and Beyond Notes
Series Title: Outdoor lives.
Responsibility: Mark Spitzer.

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