|During spawning season , male and female fish are netted for milking.|
|Fertilizing with a touch as soft as a feather|
|Hardening the eggs with the river water .|
|The fertilized eggs will sit in the perfect temperature in fresh river water until the fry (baby fish) hatch in 3-5 weeks . The fish sitters are vigilant .|
A gichii miigwech - thank you - merci to kind people along the River .
including: Christian Miller and his Daughters - all responsible fisherpeople -for his great photos
and the folks and friends at Belanger Outdoor Adventures for their promotion of responsible fishing .
Mattawa Fish Blog : thepowmill-mattawafish.blogspot.com