See more historical images and stories like this in the museum’s 2020 book Stepping Into Wilderness published with Harbour Publishing.

Fishing in the Comox Valley

CDM Childs Collection

Fishing party, ca. 1920s. Many lines are in the river but no fish were caught according to a note on the back of this photograph. Jennie Childs and Audrey Grieve are the two women in the image. A man identified as Mr. Gould stands slightly apart with his back to the camera.