STK-ID 10232

Sequence on deep sea fishing showing man reeling in large fish, fish fighting line in the distance. Shot fish hanging from cable on deck, fisherman posing proudly with it. Sequence on sports fishing from canoes, from shore showing rod fishing, fish being netted. Short sequence on West Coast Indigenous man holding home-made spear, salmon fighting in torrent, man spearing fish from riverbank. Shot of black cat trying to catch three gold fishes in bowl. Cut to CU of fishes in bowl. Sequence on fishing expedition showing two men scooping up fish, beaching canoes, comparing catches, cooking fish on open fire. Accelerated shots of campers moving about around fire, eating. Sequence on commercial fishing, numerous sockeye salmons in net, net being pulled in, fished being pulled in on single line. Sequence on brailing operations on trawler, large catch.


Excerpt from
Fishing in Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Optical Sound, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Magnetic sound 1/4 inch tape/ non sync, 35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
NA, 4/3
Available resolutions
720 x 486