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By Hart Stilwell,Brandon D Shuler,Larry McKinney

A tribute to a fish, a recreation, and a time now prior . . .
Through a chain of probability encounters over a number of years, fishing advisor and journalist Brandon Shuler unearthed a number of drafts of a virtually accomplished manuscript by means of a nearly forgotten Texas activities author, Hart Stilwell. Titled “Glory of the Silver King,”the manuscript vividly captured the heritage of tarpon and snook fishing at the Texas and Mexico Gulf Coast from the Nineteen Thirties to the tip of Stilwell’s lifestyles within the early 1970s.
Stilwell used to be a pro outdoor journalist with a fondness for salt-water fishing. Now, with Shuler’s cautious examine, modifying, and annotation, this misplaced manuscript has discovered new existence as either an wonderful “fish story” and a historic photograph of a region’s average history. It effectively conveys the joys of fishing for those as soon as ample species even as it tracks—and laments—the upward push, decline, and eventual fall in their fisheries in Texas (which Shuler is ready to file at the moment are experiencing a rebound).
In a private and informative advent, Shuler paints a portrait of Stilwell and tells the tale of the invention and evolution of the manuscript. He additionally presents a glance into his personal lifestyles as an angler and author, making a reference to Stilwell that provides the paintings authenticity and relevance.
Anglers will savour Stilwell’s rollicking prose. Environmentalists will savor the book’s lesson in ocean conservation. For all who continue to exist or close to the Gulf Coast, Glory of the Silver King reintroduces a forgotten literary treasure and an impressive fish that when crammed the waters at our favourite coastal retreats.

"Hart Stilwell was once a world-class raconteur and storyteller. His unpublished manuscript at the glory days of coastal fishing grew to become an underground legend, handed round like a sacred totem for many years. Editor Brandon Shuler has revived Stilwell’s folksy attraction and penetrating insights, and the result's this attractive and critical book."--Steven L. Davis, curator, The Wittliff Collections

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