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Big Herring Haul for BC Children’s Hospital, as Fishermen outsmart Sea lions to get it!

After 35 years in the industry, the sea lions were a familiar annoyance to Viking Fisher’s skipper Neil Jensen. The marine mammals are smart enough to recognize the lights of fishing boats, patient enough to know when the nets were set, and are all ravenous for the herring surrounded within. But like many kinds of sea life, the lions could be swayed — by using bait to distract them. Read the rest here 11:08