The Gallants Homestead

Smelt Spawning / Fishing

April 20, 2015 all-day
Smelt Spawning / Fishing

Its about this time when the smelt are coming up the river and streams for spawning and they congregate in huge batches, hundreds of fish in shallow pools in the streams. Its at this time you can take a net and scoop them of for eating and its a common thing for folks here on the island to do. So keeping an eye on the spawning season can produce a great meal and even some food for the freezer!

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