The Bobber Makes the Man

October 26, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“I didn’t like fly fishing then and I still don’t like it.” That’s what Carl Walters, inveterate bobber fisherman and teacher at both the University of Florida and at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, says about what led him to his fascination with studying fish and his receiving a $70,000 Volvo Environment Prize for his work in fisheries science. “‘Nothing is more exciting to me than to see that bobber go down,’ Walters said.” Karen Voyles on Gainesville.com.