Re: NANFA-- brown trout, ecology and personal viewpoint

Ty (
Thu, 31 May 2001 07:28:46 -0500

Well put Jay. He's right Dan, we all can appreciate the passion you have for the
Brown Trout. Just don't let your passion override the truth. (easier said then
done) You are correct that Trout fishermen and their organizations have done some
very good things in the way of habitat improvement. In my opinion it's the
sportsmen and people with an attitude like yours that are responsible for almost
anything good that happens with regards to wildlife and habitat improvement. Keep
the faith and good luck on becoming a Fisheries Biologist.


Jay DeLong wrote:

> Dan, if you approach your studies and future with the same passion you
> bring to this list you'll be awesome! I wish I had the same focus and
> sense as you when I was 16. Have a great summer!
> --
> Jay DeLong
> Olympia, WA
> At 05:02 PM 5/30/01 -0400, you wrote:
> > Thanks for clearing up some of the facts. I would rather have people
> >correcting some of my viewpoints rather than not, because that's the way we
> >learn. Learning is an on-going process, and without making mistakes we simply
> >would not learn. Learning this stuff is important to me right now, being 16,
> >especially because I plan to become a fisheries biologist, or another postion
> >working in the field of limnology. Thanks to all who shared their knowledge
> >and position on the topic (especially George Arndtg), I now know how to
> >better share my opinions and look at all sides of the issue better. It is
> >important for everyone to have an open mind on a subject, even if they "know"
> >they are right. I cannot generalize on a subject as much (ex. brown trout are
> >non-destructive). Well, they may not be real destructive in Michigan, but
> >other places(and in the long run) they are very much so. They may be very
> >helpful in some aspects, but not so much in others. Anyways, this list is
> >very valuable to me, and I can't wait to continue to learn. ___Dan
> >McConnell
> > Marshall, MI Out in 2 weeks!

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