Tag Archives: Highway 19A

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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CCGS Cape Cockburn

CCGS Cape Cockburn at French Creek

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Princess Colleen

Princess Colleen at French Creek

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French Creek fishboat

Flash Point French Creek

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Rosewall dry land log sort

BCF Rosewall Log Sort – Mud Bay Mud Bay is a shallow water muddy bay on Baynes Sound, between Union Bay and Fanny Bay. It was a flag stop when the E&N passenger service ran and was once serviced to … Continue reading

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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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