The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 15, 1884


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Vessels are making big records as fishers this season, through the atmospheric peculiarities which bring the fish to the surface. Some vessel have, by means of trolling line, caught 30 lake trout in a single day, and for the first time in the history of the lakes have trolled successfully after them. Every day some tug boat arrives in port with from one to half a dozen fine specimens on board, and nearly every tug and vessel has in consequence been supplied with trolling lines and hooks. The cause of this unusual state of affairs is that the water at the bottom of the lake is very cold and the trout rise to the surface to take advantage of the warm rays of the sun and the warm weather. The whitefish, on the contrary, descend to the depths where it is cold and remain there.


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Date of Original:
July 15, 1884
Local identifier:
GLN.5780
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 15, 1884