Photostory #251L: International Salmon Sleuthing

Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
March 1, 1960
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
At a signal from the spotter, nets slung between boats are hauled in teeming with fish which are tagged for future identification and sent on their journey towards Canadian rivers where they spawn. Under the International Commission's management pink salmon are on the increase, should provide a good source of revenue for British Columbia's fishermen during "off-cycle" years for the higher-priced sockeye.