Suzanne M. Vernon
Ken Huston, who was raised in Swan Valley, Montana, discusses wildlife (particularly grizzly bears), fires, hunting, trapping, and the old lumber mill. He recalls marrying Blanche Fenby, whose family owned the mill. He talks extensively about fisheries in Elk Creek and kids of fish in the area such as bull trout, brook trout, cutthroat trout, and pike. Huston describes areas where he fished such as Seeley Lake, Condon Creek, and Swan River, and gives his opinions on the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Park’s management of the fish in the area. He also discusses bird population in the valley such as osprey, blue herons, pileated woodpecker, and loons.
Swan Valley, Montana; Hunting; Trapping; Blanche Fenby; Ken Huston; Seeley Lake, Montana; Condon Creek, Montana; Swan River, Montana; Fishing: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks; Bird populations, Montana
Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Oral History Number
OH 422-040, 041
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (36 p.: 28 cm.)
Huston, Ken, "Ken Huston Interview, September 9, 1999" (1999). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 14.