Alder Salmon, The
DESCRIPTION: "The fishin' here is so well controlled All the big ones you must let go." If you hook a big one "take him slow Round the bend To an alder patch. Tuck him away till you can come back."
AUTHOR: James Downey (according to on NFHMacIsaac02)
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Bennett-Downey)
KEYWORDS: fishing law poaching river nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Hector MacIsaac, "Alder Salmon" (on NFHMacIsaac01); "Alder Salmon" (on NFHMacIsaac02)
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