AFS Member Henry Talbot bass fishing in US Fish Commission footage from 1902

“[Occoquan River,] Virginia. Taken for the U.S. Fisheries Commission to illustrate the benefits of stocking inland waters. A well-known fisherman, Mr. Henry Talbot, is seen casting in a picturesque pool for bass. He gets a strike, plays the game fish to a finish and lands him safely”–Biograph picture catalogue, November, 1902.

Contributor Names: Marvin, Arthur W., 1861-1911, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Emmeline Moore radio interview quote

Quote from a New York radio interview with Emmeline Moore, first female president of the American Fisheries Society, 1927-1928.