Campbell River


CAMPBELL RIVER is about halfway up the east coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND at the top of GEORGIA STRAIT, 152 km north of NANAIMO via the Island Hwy. It is the sport FISHING capital of BC, famous for its TYEE. There is also excellent freshwater fishing in area LAKES and streams. The mouth of the Campbell R has been occupied by aboriginal people for thousands of years, most recently the KWAKWAKA'WAKW (Kwakiutl). Non-native settlement began in the early 1880s. Charles and Fred THULIN came over from...

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