Sport Fishing in the Tri-Counties

 
 

When I was in my early teens, my father hired a guide to take my brother and me fishing on West Grand Lake, Maine. After I caught a huge pickerel, our guide offered to cook it as my lunch; but in the end he ate the pickerel and I ate steak. Yet although I have little experience or knowledge of sport fishing, I hope you will enjoy my selection, below, of old images of camping and fishing in southwestern Nova Scotia.

References and Notes

    [1] I thank archivist Lisette Gaudet, of the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (YCMA), for providing access to photographs and archival material concerning sport fishing. All photographs labeled YCMA are copyrighted; please contact the Archives if you wish to acquire such a photo.

    [2] I am indebted to archivist Peter Crowell, of the Argyle Township Court House and Archives (ATCHA), for introducing me to the photographs of Willis and Major Sabean, who were rural professional photographers active in the Kemptville area during 1895–1910. All photographs labeled ATCHA are copyrighted; please contact the Archives if you wish to acquire such a photo.

    [3] I am grateful to Wilfred Allan for permitting me to display digital images of his postcards.

William Day (1 May 2014)