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Sissaboo River – High Tide

The Sissaboo River is tidal from its mouth on Saint Mary’s Bay upstream to Weymouth. At high tide it presents a beautiful spectacle, especially under a brooding, cloud-filled sky. This is a great spot for Stripped Bass fishing. Sony A-900 … Continue reading

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Lobster Anyone?

Camp Peniel, the children’s camp at the bottom of our lake, is holding a fundraiser this Saturday. This little fellow is about to “give his all” for the team. He’s spending his last few minutes with Christine Long, Executive Director … Continue reading

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Scallop Draggers – Digby Wharf

Three Digby scallop draggers lay quietly at the wharf awaiting their next adventure into the cold, beautiful, but unforgiving Bay of Fundy. These small boats are responsible for a multi-million dollar harvest from the sea each year. Digby scallops are … Continue reading

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Fish is on the Menu

This Herring Gull enjoys a tasty meal of Alewife, known colloquially as Kiack or Gasperaux. These small fish of the herring species migrate up tidal rivers and streams to spawn in fresh water, far upstream… if they can get there. … Continue reading

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The Sentinel

This lone tree stands guard, in the middle of a marsh, over one of my favourite early spring Trout pools. Each spring it welcomes me as I once again try my luck with my wary advisory. Sony A-900 – Sigma … Continue reading

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Shoal on Salmon River

The tea-stained waters of the Salmon River riffle over a shallow stone bed as they rush down the final miles towards the sea. Once famous for it’s namesake Atlantic Salmon fishing, the Salmon River still rewards the skillful fisherman with … Continue reading

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Dennis Point Wharf

A classic Nova Scotia scene… Lobster boats tied up at the wharf. Yesterday was a spectacular day; a great day for a drive and early supper at the Dennis Point Café in Lower West Pubnico, just across the street from … Continue reading

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