National Geographic : 1939 Feb
Photograph courtesy U.S.Army Engineers FISHERMEN EMPTY BIG SALMON FROM A DRAG SEINE, AFTER HAULING IT IN THE CURRENT OF THE COLUMBIA On a float at the right is a motor-driven drum which winds in the net. A horse, partly hidden bythe man with the fish, assists. Photograph by Les. T.Ordeman A RECEPTION COMMITTEE OF ANGLERS WELCOMES THE SPRING RUN OF CHINOOK SALMON TO OREGON'S WILLAMETTE RIVER Hundreds of families from near-by Portland, Oregon, troll for the savage fighters by anchoring their boats in the swiftstream (Color Plate VIII). Since the salmon do not feed in fresh water, they apparently strike the wobbly spinners becauseofanger.