• There was a code, and though it was mostly unspoken, I absorbed it early on. You always put all the trout back in the water alive except for a few to eat. You didn't count your trout or call attention to their size or weight. You took time to watch and enjoy seeing your partners catch trout.

    Howard Frank Mosher (2014). “North Country: A Personal Journey Through the Borderland”, p.50, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt