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Squaretails of Drowning River, Northern Ontario
Description: A splendid outdoor life picture. Drowning River is one of a network in northern Ontario, that drain into Hudson Bay. Starting out in canoes, we travel for three days thru picturesque rapids and beautiful rivers and over back-breaking portages until we come to our objective, the home of those game fish, the Square-tails. Here is a river full of real fighting fish waiting to be caught. How they can fight! What skill we need to work them up to the landing net! But when the zestful day is done and we return to camp and feast on Square-tails what a real tang there is to living.
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Clip #: TFA-244A
Length: 16:02
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Region: North America
Country: Canada
State: Ontario
Subject: Explorers
Original: 16mm
1920s, Canada, Northern Ontario, Drowning River, squaretail, men carrying canoe into water, men loading supplies into canoes, men boarding canoes and setting off on river, men paddling canoes, men carrying supplies and canoes through woods, campsite, men taking down tent, men paddling canoes through river rapids, men unloading supplies from canoes and carrying ashore, men hunkered under tarp as snow falls, man standing under snowfall and smoking, man fishing in river, men paddling canoe through turbulent river, men carrying canoes through woods, campsite, man putting canoe in water, men fly fishing from rock into river, fisherman using net to catch squaretail caught on line by fellow fisherman, fisherman holding up squaretail, dog standing on rock along riverbank, fisherman using net to catch squaretail caught on line by fellow fisherman, fishermen holding up catch next to each other, squaretail catch lying on ground next to net, man cooking fish in frying pan on campfire, fast motion men eating at picnic table under tarp, dog hunting for food, men fishing from canoe, man using net to catch fish and putting into canoe, man fishing from small rock in water and catching fish with net, men fishing from canoe and using net to catch fish, fisherman in canoe holding up catch wiggling on line, man paddling canoe to riverbank, squaretail catch in canoe, fisherman carrying catch out of canoe, man fishing from small rock in water and using net to catch fish, man fishing from canoe and using net to catch fish, clouds passing over treetops, men smoking around campfire at night

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