Fly-Fisherman's Delight on a Mid-winter's Day~~
This guy patiently, and repeatedly, cast his thin fly-fishing line expertly to various portions of this river. Ducks, eagles and seagulls flew, waddled or paddled around him on this fresh December morning.
This is just one of hundreds of tributaries of the Fraser River in BC Canada, and is the largest salmon producing river in the world.
Over 80 fish species live, spawn, feed and rest in the river.
Approximately 800 million juvenile salmon migrate along the river every year.
(The young eagle was taken in the cottonwood trees above me here: