• Short Summary

    A look at the salmon spawning grounds of Vancouver. Canada.

  • Description

    Item title reads - More salmon this way.

    Vancouver, Canada.

    M/S fishing boats at Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria, British Columbia. M/S log boom at the mouth of the Big Qualicum River. L/S debris at mouth of Hunts Creek. M/S's men clearing debris. M/S as log floats down the river and the man has to jump out of the way. M/S of the men clearing the debris. M/S Hunts Creek flowing into forest. M/S fish counting weir. M/S biologist opening gate in the counting weir to let salmon through to spawning grounds. C/U's man opening another gate. M/S salmon waiting to go up into the spawning grounds. M/S's salmon coming through the open gate.

    C/U biologists counting the fish. C/U counter. C/U as one fish tries to get through the gate but isn't quite strong enough, it tries again and gets through. L/S of the biologist netting a salmon. C/U of biologist picking the large tagged salmon, M/S as he throws it back into the river. C/U salmon coming through the gate. M/S mist covering Horne Lake. M/S partly constructed dam. M/S valve house outlet on Horne Lake. C/U water pouring from the outlet. M/S engineer opening the other outlet, M/S water starts to pour from it. C/U of the water coming out. M/S water pouring from both outlets. M/S water rushing over rocks. M/S's salmon spawning in the river. M/S salmon swimming away. C/U's dead salmon after spawning. M/S spawning grounds.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:42:45:00

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