The best return of chum in years, says Pardee

Chum salmon returning to the Bowen Island Lagoon have attracted crowds this past week. One on-looker described salmon watching as being akin to watching professional sports, “You just want to cheer them on...”

Other creatures are enjoying the return of the salmon as well - like this little American Dipper, seen with a chum egg in its mouth. 

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Tim Pardee, from the Bowen Island Fish & Wildlife Club says the chum have also been spotted heading up Davies Creek beside Bowfest field.

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