Statues displayed along the banks of the Restigouche River in the town of Campbellton, New Brunswick are very intriguing especially for the fishermen. When people come to this town and they see these statues, they know that fishing is spectacular otherwise the presence of these statues are meaningless.
As a man stands on the block of cement on one side of the shoreline of the river, an Atlantic Salmon has been caught and ready to be reeled in farther down the water's edge. These statues add to the beauty of the banks of the river and many people find them very intriguing as they stroll past them on the dirt walkway.
There is a yearly salmon festival held each year in the town of Campbellton, New Brunswick which brings out fisherman from all around the region. Sport fishermen head to Campbellton every summer to test their skills at fishing and hope that one day they will bring in the largest Atlantic Salmon in this river.
If fishing is not your idea of a good time, visitors can sit on the bench and admire the beautiful scenery that the Restigouche River in New Brunswick, Canada has to offer. Under blue skies and the calmness that surrounds the area, you know that the salmon are swimming aimlessly below the surface trying to outsmart the fishermen that come to New Brunswick, Canada.
Fisherman and Atlantic salmon statue along the banks of the Restigouche River, in the town of Campbellton, Appalachian Range Route, Highway 11, Restigouche, New Brunswick, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 28mm.
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