Big Fish For Oregon Car

big-fish-for-oregon-carLast Thursday J. N. Hunter, W. H. Staats, “Bill” Brock and Prince Staats returned from a fishing trip “upriver” in Mr. Staats’s auto. The chief purpose of the expedition was to secure a number of Dolly Varden trout to be sent to the Great Northern Railroad for exhibition purposes in the “Oregon Car,” that is to be sent out through the East, and elsewhere.

The party brought back a dozen huge “Dollies,” many weighing over ten pounds. These were boxed carefully, packed in ice, and sent by express to an expert in Portland who will prepare them for exhibition purposes, in large glass jars especially made for the purpose. These Deschutes “Dollies,” and other trout (as soon as they can be will be the only finny representatives of Oregon used on the publicity car, with the exhibition of some salmon from Astoria, says F. W. Graham, the G. N. representative in charge of the work.

Source: Bend Bulletin


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *