Tag Archives: Fanny Bay

Fanny Bay – Sea Lions and fishing boats

Each winter California Sea Lions congregate in Fanny Bay while they wait for the herring to spawn in February. The herring fishermen would prefer that the Sea Lions were not eating the herring and salmon, and the Sea Lions would … Continue reading

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Fanny Bay oyster boat

One of the many oyster boats that work in Fanny Bay

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – the Island Highway

Despite being able to travel between Campbell River and Nanaimo while legally driving at 120 kmh on the Inland Island Highway (Highway 19), I often travel on parts of the Island Highway (Highway 19A) – especially between Courtenay and Fanny … Continue reading

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A moment in the bay

An oyster boat moored in Fanny Bay

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Not your normal view – the fish boat

C20563BC, an oyster boat owned by Mac’s Oysters Ltd. in Fanny Bay

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Fanny Bay Mac

Fanny Bay Mac on the marine grid in Fanny Bay

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An oyster in my hand

Fanny Bay – just an oyster…

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Oysters

Oysters in an oyster bed at low tide – Fanny Bay

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On The Beach

One of my favorite books is “On The Beach”, a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. Here’s my version of on the beach, with the mighty Delica, in Fanny Bay.

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Baynes Sound oyster boat

An oyster boat moored in Baynes Sound, off Denman Island

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