Ralph Shaw

SALMON VIEW VISITORS at the Puntledge Hatchery in Courtenay.

Salmon return home

Good news on returns to the hatcheries in Area 14 waters

SALMON VIEW VISITORS at the Puntledge Hatchery in Courtenay.
THE GROUNDS OF the CDFGPA are a joy to behold.

Fish and game club volunteers are incredible

Many, many hours of work contribute to ongoing success of the organization

THE GROUNDS OF the CDFGPA are a joy to behold.
SILENCE IS WHAT still hunting is all about.

Still hunting for black-tailed deer

Silence is golden when pursuing this outdoor activity

SILENCE IS WHAT still hunting is all about.
LESLIE EATON DISPLAYS her first chum of the season.

Puntledge River extravaganza

Grab a fishing rod and check out some great chum salmon fishing

LESLIE EATON DISPLAYS her first chum of the season.
MICHAEL AND CHARLEY Vaughan display two prime 10-pound-plus chums.

Chum salmon fishing excellent

Valley anglers have two choices for serious chum salmon fishing

MICHAEL AND CHARLEY Vaughan display two prime 10-pound-plus chums.
A LONE FLY fisherman enjoys the thrill of his sport in the solitude of the Puntledge River.

Enjoy a stroll along the Puntledge River

Much to see and appreciate in natural beauty of Courtenay's river

A LONE FLY fisherman enjoys the thrill of his sport in the solitude of the Puntledge River.
THE FORD LAKE Project on Salt Spring Island was dedicated to wildlife artist Robert Bateman on Sept. 25.

Ford Lake Project an inspiration to one and all

Salt Spring Island example could be used in Comox Valley

THE FORD LAKE Project on Salt Spring Island was dedicated to wildlife artist Robert Bateman on Sept. 25.
THIS BASS SEEMED blissfully unaware it was heading for the Shaws' dinner table.

Freshwater fishing is excellent

Trip to Spider Lake provides wonderful commune with nature

THIS BASS SEEMED blissfully unaware it was heading for the Shaws' dinner table.
YOUNG PEOPLE

Pacific Salmon Foundation does valuable work

Hard-working organization driving force behind many conservation projects

YOUNG PEOPLE
HUNTING IS AN inter-generational activity involving youth

Hunting season is now here

Activity provides healthy food and eliminates nuisance animals

HUNTING IS AN inter-generational activity involving youth
THREE ANGLERS ENJOYED some fishing above the Condensory Bridge on the Labour Day long weekend.

Pink salmon retention fishery opens

Good returns make opening possible on Puntledge River

THREE ANGLERS ENJOYED some fishing above the Condensory Bridge on the Labour Day long weekend.
A HAPPY VANCOUVER resident displays a Nile Creek pink.

Pink salmon bonanza

Local waters running deep with them; check carefully to see where to catch them

A HAPPY VANCOUVER resident displays a Nile Creek pink.
PINK SALMON HAVE small bright scales

Fishing is good in local waters

It's been many years since local fishing has been so productive

PINK SALMON HAVE small bright scales
THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN

Bullhead Derby a huge success

Nautical Days event attracts hundreds of young fishers and families to Comox dock

THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
SURROUNDED BY FOREST

Kid Camp proves popular with participants

Comox Valley gearing up for annual Bullhead Derby this Saturday

SURROUNDED BY FOREST
SMITTY PLAYS A powerful 20-pound chinook with Fran Shire in the background.

Fishing friends treated like royalty on charter trip

Ralph and Smitty enjoy piscatorial adventure with Cod Father Charters

SMITTY PLAYS A powerful 20-pound chinook with Fran Shire in the background.
INTREPID OUTDOORSMAN RALPH Shaw caught this 25-pound chinook in Port Hardy waters.

No need to leave home for long weekend fishing

Local waters are hotbeds, especially for those tasty chinook

INTREPID OUTDOORSMAN RALPH Shaw caught this 25-pound chinook in Port Hardy waters.
A SPECIAL OCCASION as a father and son enjoy some quality time together on Father's Day at the fish and game club pond.

Family fishing in the spotlight

Much work goes into Family Fishing and Father's Day celebrations

A SPECIAL OCCASION as a father and son enjoy some quality time together on Father's Day at the fish and game club pond.
SUNDAY WAS A  busy day at the CDFGPA's annual Outdoor Show

Outdoor Show a huge success

Estimated 3,600 visit fish and game club facilities on the weekend

SUNDAY WAS A  busy day at the CDFGPA's annual Outdoor Show
GORDON OLSON DIRECTS a stream of water and coho smolts into a side channel of the Oyster River.

Volunteers key to survival of fishery

Young and old alike donate their time to keep cycle of life alive

GORDON OLSON DIRECTS a stream of water and coho smolts into a side channel of the Oyster River.