Gold Star City of Kamloops, British Columbia

Kamloops Trout
(Oncorhynchus Mykiss)

Trout - postcard
Designer: The Kamloops Wood Carvers (Ed Ferner,
Vern Smith, Bruce Hulbert, Art Tremblay,
Dave Rolston, Gerry Watson, and Willy Wilkinson)

When Built: 1993

Dimensions:
Length: 15 Feet (4.5 Metres)
Diameter: 43 Inches (1.1 Metres)
Weight: 1,243 Pounds (565 Kilograms)

Construction Materials:
Wood (cedar)

Location:

Reason for Building:

In recognition of Kamloops Centennial Celebrations (1993) and the World Fly Fishing Championships held in Kamloops June 6 - 12, 1993

Additional Information:

"The Kamloops Trout is part of the heritage of our area and provides joy and wonder to citizens and visitors alike."

Log donated by Ted Smith, Gilbert Smith Forest Products.

Information Sources: Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and a postcard provided by the Chamber

Picture Source: postcard provided by Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

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Created By DMY on March 16, 1998
Last Updated: July 25, 2001