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live near Salmon river, Salmon creek, or Oswego river, all
the waters which flow into Lake Ontario abound in that
delicious fish. Whenever those waters rise and roll their
turbid volume out into the lake, the salmon ai'e attracted
and rush up the streams. Even in the daytime they can
be speared by the score, but night is the chosen time.
Then two young men start out in a boat, — one handling the
oars, and one armed with a spear, — with a supply of pine-
knots for light. As the salmon are dimly revealed in the
dark wat



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