One man rescue mission saves fish at risk. by Stephen Hume

Joe Saysell moving stranded salmon

Joe Saysell uses a homemade seine net to capture fingerlings on the offshoots of the Cowichan River, saving them by moving them to the cooler and more-oxygenated main channel. Photograph by: Vancouver Sun

These hot, dry, high summer mornings, just as the early sun slants in through the black cottonwoods and red cedars, sparkling on the riffles where the Cowichan River murmurs past, Joe Saysell will finish his tea on the deck, give his chunky, broad-headed Labrador retriever Sweet a pat and set out on his solitary mission to save fish... more

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