Location: Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse (Québec)
Date: c. 1960
Photo: Fred Bruemmer (1929–2013)
Misaël (on the right) and Rodrigue Labrecque, true eel-fishing enthusiasts
In my case, fishing is something I’ve always loved. I was so eager to see what was in the weir.
My father went fishing with me for as long as he could. Fishing was his whole life. He learned everything from his father, Désiré. As for me, I didn’t invent a thing. My father showed me everything.