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2008-07-03 09:00:43

By KARL F MOFFATT Gila: Iron Creek has two-bag limit, open all year For many anglers, July 1 has always meant opening day on the spectacular and now wildly popular Valle Vidal in Northern New Mexico. But this year savvy anglers can beat the crowds by heading south into the rugged Gila Wilderness to stalk the rare and beautiful Gila trout. Fresh off the endangered species list after a long-running, and often heroic, recovery effort, the Gila trout is up for grabs in three creeks in the...


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Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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