Pure Michigan is the slogan for this northern state, which is known for its freshwater sports of all kinds, and trout fishing is no exception. The most famous trout streams in the state are the Manistee and Au Sable Rivers, but according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, there are some 35 “best trout streams” to fish statewide.
Yes, while The Grand Canyon State has been part of the Union for more than 100 years now, there are still some people who think of us as just a vast desert with a single large city (Phoenix) serving as an oasis in the distance.
The beat generation’s Richard Brautigan surrealistic prose-poem entitled “Trout Fishing in America” is considered a small masterpiece of American literature filled with zany characters, continual adventures to small towns and places, to forests and rivers –many of which are actually named: Trout Fishing in America. So we are provided with a bit of a game with that name, of which any person, place or thing can be named.