What are the thoughts on the 25-year study? My interpretation was that high water events had a greater affect on the fluctuations of populations than did fishing pressure (stream closings).
Also, earlier this week I finally finished Mr. Casada's new book. All I have to say about that is: AMAZING! I have read a few "guide" books for destinations across the nation and this one is head & shoulders above the others. This book has such a personal touch to it and the history is incredible. With 12 pages of bibliography, Mr. Casada has done his homework (and a great deal of reading).
As I read the book I earmarked a few streams, one being Raven Fork and Three Forks - I must see this pool now. I love rugged and I love a challenge.
The other stream I earmarked is, I believe, above this landmark: