Photostory #27: Lake Nipissing Caviar

Gar Lunney , Jim Lynch
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
September 20, 1955
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Fresh from Nipissing's waters, a catch of rubbery-looking sturgeon is cleaned (below) [photograph number 67822] and the roe removed. Out of catch of fifty fish, three might contain roe, accounting for the high retail price of $16.00 a pound for this delicacy. Average daily catch sees some 50 to 60 40-pound sturgeons boated.