Fishing the Connecticut and Rhode Island Coasts


Fishing the Connecticut and Rhode Island Coasts

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 202 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781580801096
  • DDC分類 799.166146

Full Description

This is a collection of remembrances of things past as seen through the eyes of Richard Martin, one person who remembered the Porcupine River and its stories. "K'aiiroondak" in the Gwich'in language means "something behind the willows." In the north country willows often grow in areas that were once cleared for settlement. When viewed from the river, willows screen any sign of human inhabitation. Yet, these places were home to many and still live in the memory of a few. Trade and life prospered along the Porcupine River until after World War II. But by early 1950s, the settlements of the Porcupine were deserted or inhabited only seasonally. Richard Martin's stories bring back this busy time in Alaska history.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           vi
Introduction: A Geological Overview of the xii
Western Connecticut (Fairfield County) 3 (12)
The Housatonic River and Stratford Point 15 (6)
Middle Connecticut (New Haven and Middlesex 21 (16)
Eastern Connecticut (New London County) 37 (14)
Niantic Bay and Vicinity 51 (14)
The Thames River 65 (14)
The Mystic River and Groton Long Point 79 (8)
The Stonington Area 87 (10)
Napatree Point to Watch Hill 97 (4)
Watch Hill to Orient Point 101(6)
The Watch Hill/Fishers Island Reef Complex 107(14)
Fishers Island Proper 121(12)
The Race, Gull Islands, the Sluiceway, Plum 133(8)
Island, and Plum Gut
Gardners Island, Peconic Bay, and Montauk 141(6)
The South Shore Beaches to Point Judith 147(18)
Block Island 165(10)
Narragansett Bay 175(24)
Index 199