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September 29, 2022



September 29, 1922 – “Theoretically and scientifically and in accordance with official lore, the run of sockeyes up the Chilkat closed on the 15th of August and at that date the stream watchmen were withdrawn. The truth of the matter is that the run of sockeyes was only beginning when the watchmen were withdrawn and the result was that within three days after the watchmen were withdrawn, no less than twenty-seven purse seines, the first ever used off the Chilkat River, were fishing there most industriously and with marvelous success, with three cannery tenders making regular trips to va...



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