Re: NANFA-L-- Great deal in the mailbox

Crail, Todd (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Mon, 22 May 2006 22:25:19 -0400

Let's hear it for Maestro Scharpf! He's the man who pulls all these
connections together! :)

I wanted to drop a quick note... I have a few off list responses to catch up,
and I also have a few thoughts on the <ahem> pertinent list topics that I
managed to wade to after being out of pocket for a half week and will be gone
again tomorrow-in-5 am. This is a crappy way to do this, but I wanted to give
them their due time, and I'm pretty much out of pocket until Thursday.

Today I finally got to the shores of the Little Miami river in SW Ohio. We
scouted a lot of spots to get in, and also walked the entire gorge-in-John
Bryan SP and Clifton Gorge Preserve. WOW is about all I can say. I see a
NANFA outing there in the near future. Would be an awesome place to do a
spring trip while the woodland flowers were in bloom and the darters are all
fired up.... and all the canoe people are still all snuggled up in hibernation

The Muddy Maumee Madness, Toledo, OH
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bock" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 7:27 AM
Subject: NANFA-L-- Great deal in the mailbox

> Hi all. I just got my American Currents in the mailbox. It's hard to come
up with enough superlatives to accurately describe it.
> What a collection of terrific articles.
> Tony Terceira's account of collecting and breeding Floridichthys carpio
> The Vareigate Darter in the Muskingum River
> Nick Zarlinga's interaction with the media in identifying the Lake Erie
> Ron Oldfield's report on the fish he observed while diving around shipwrecks
in Lake Huron
> Chris Barnhart's "The Perfect Marine Snail for your Freshwater Aquarium."
> And my personal favorite, Todd Crail's detailed, informative, and
knowledgeable piece, "System Design for the Ultimate Native Fish Aquarium."
> And it's got pictures! In color yet! (Like Tony Terceira's picture of a
pair of Floridichthys carpio on the cover.)
> Todd avails us of his specialized knowledge in adapting the marine
fishkeeping technique of deep sandbeds to a freshwater native fish system.
> NANFA members, I know you'll be extremely happy when you find this issue in
your mailbox. Non members, you're out of luck.
> Bob
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