Click on the link below to review excerpts from Recreation Magazine from 1898. The ad from Buck's Resort illustrates the the great fishing and establishment of  three different resorts by the Buck family in the area.  The Gresham fishing trip account includes the Manitowish River (Trout River) and had high praise of quality fishing for 20 men on the trip.

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