Author and ardent fisherman Walter Staples made his first trip to this wild area of southwest Newfoundland in 1980. He had heard about the beautiful La Polie River valley and its runs of Atlantic salmon. What he discovered, however, was a much more complex story about rugged pioneer families who moved far from the nearest village in hopes of carving out a livelihood from the dense forest.The weather was normal for Newfoundland at that season; thick fog, showers, and windy with a rough sea, but nothing that Alec and the fishing ... Dr. Schaffner was passing through the cabin door when the boat, in a narrow area between aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The North Bay narrative|
|Publisher||:||Peter Randall Pub - 1998-11-01|