Since the opening of the American frontier, Kentucky's vast wilderness has cast a spell over those who have walked among the trees of its majestic forests or alongside its creeks and rivers brimming with catfish, bass, and trout. The influence of the land and the outdoors has had a significant impact on the course of the history and culture of the Bluegrass State, from the rugged mountains in the east to the calm deep waters of the western part of the state. Kentucky's forests and streams are some of the most pristine in ...

Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader 2005, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813123738