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1911::Two 60-Pound Salmon Caught With Rod & Line on Vancouver Island

Updated: Feb 19

Two salmon to promote a province.


1911::Two Spring Salmon, 60 Pounds Each

"1911::Two Spring Salmon, 60 Pounds Each"

Photo Clip: British Columbia Promotional Pamphlette

Angler: Richard L. Pocock


This photo of two 60-pound salmon caught with rod & line at Campbell River on the north end of Vancouver Island became a feature photo in early-century British Columbia promotional material. Angler Richard Pocock, avid fisherman and huntsman, later became Sports Editor and Photographer for the Victoria Daily Times.


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