Some of the rivers that our grandfathers lauded as destination waters have declined in one way or another. The quantity or quality of the fish just isn’t there anymore. There are still fish present, and there is still good fishing to be had, but things have changed.
And people don’t like change.
But change shouldn’t keep you off the water. Aside from the viable fishing still present, there is a whole lot more to be gained from spending time on these famous waters.