2020 NORTH PACIFIC PHOTO CHALLENGE
Congratulations Dr. Paul Vecsei from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories!
Chum Salmon are of particular importance to me. I travel over a thousand miles in a given year to photograph them. These were photographed in the Fraser Valley. However, my home town of Yellowknife holds the distinction of having the most northern Chum run of any major city in Canada. Chum migrate from the Arctic Ocean up the Makenzie River to Great Slave Lake. One was recently even caught in the Yellowknife River (basically my backyard). All Arctic Chum are carefully documented by Dr Karen Dunmall of Arctic Salmon - Dr. Vecsei
Stay tuned for our upcoming photo story featuring the IYS photo challenge finalists!!
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