Nick Adams - As the preface notes, he is largely a biographical creation but his life should not be taken to strictly mirror that of Hemingway.
Littless - When Nick chooses to run away from home to avoid being taken to boarding school for violating gaming laws, Littless comes along with him and helps him live in the wilderness.
Henry Adams - He is a medical doctor and is shown helping out Indians in need in Indian Camp.
Mr. Packard - He was once a U.S. Postmaster but now owns a hotel and grocery store near Nick's home.
Mrs. Packard - She runs her husband's hotel and is complicit in some of Nick's violations of gaming laws by buying the trout that he catches from the stream.
Splayfoot / Henry J. Porter - He is a warden from down state who, with Evans, is looking for...
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