I fish because


maxresdefaultIs a visual poem adapted from the essay “Testament of a Fisherman” published in 1964 by Michigan author John Voelker.

“Over 50 years later it was  filmed on and around the author’s home waters of Marquette County on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula because we believe the pure trout waters and relaxed pace of life of this region haven’t changed much.”

Travel Marquette County Michigan

John Voelker was a Michigan Supreme Court Justice who wrote several books, two of which was Trout Madness (1960) and Trout Magic (1974).  “Testament of a Fisherman” was a short story included in the picture book Anatomy of a Fisherman (1964)

You can download to text from the video here (link)

Good fishing   <((((<



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