The Way We Were


November 23, 1916: The December run of king salmon in Wrangell harbor has begun a little earlier than usual this year. It has been an interesting sight during the past week to see the numerous fishing boats trolling in sight of the Wrangell waterfront. Fishermen catch from five to fifteen fish a day. The average weight of a king salmon is 25 pounds. Fishermen find ready sale for their fish in Wrangell at 5 cents a pound. The fish sold here are shipped to Prince Rupert and Seattle. Experienced fishermen predict an unusually large run of salmon in 1917.

November 21, 1941: Chamber of Commerce...

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