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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1971 THE UTHBHIDOf HERAID IS WHERE IS A WAY OF LIFE could attract more Canadians Fieldings issue new travel guide Tips for young tourist By GRAHAM Canadian Press Correspondent AUCKLAND CP New Zealand could achieve spectacu ar results by interesting more Canadians in tourist in the opinion of a tourist industry mission which has been touring North The comprising dele gates from many of New Zea lands main tourist organiza appeared to feel there is more unrealized scope for at tracting tourists from Canada than even the United The reason is that there are New Zealand tourist of Meniionite Museum WINNIPEG The Menno nite Village Museum miles north of will eventually recreate an entire village on its 40acre as it would have been built afler 1874 when the first set led by Jacob ar rived in the Red River Valley katchewcm provide a further bonus of exotic Arctic This beauty was caught in the Cranberry takes of north of the 54th in me Canadian Government Travel Bureau Practically unknown to Canadians Fine wilderness fishing By JOHN FOWLER As a fishing guide and out door Ive spent 15 years on the Canadian I should be an But the more I see of UK fishing in tins the more difficult it becomes to re There is just so darn much of Take that vast area of north western Manitoba and for Tls a region that offers what may well be the best wilder ness fishing Canada ever had lo And it is practically un save the Canadians who live and some midwest ern Americans who have dis covered EVERY INLAND SPECIES The area outstanding fishing action with every inland species of game fish native to this and several spe cies thai have been There are lake speckled brown rainbow trout and white fish Ontario Manitoba also have bass and muskies northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan provide a further bonus of exotic Arctic Best of mosl of this total area is still wild and wonderful as only wildnerness Canadian bush can the black fhes can be bothersome in early and iRefe sre a fewlakes where an accumula tion of natural mercury means you shouldnt eat the But the flies can be beaten easily and the contam inated lakes are very few in number and all listed in the various provincial fishing regu lations out of hundreds of thousands of pure waterways packed with game fish naive as only winderness fish can Any list of the fishing water ways in these provinces would be so long as to be meaning Heres a brief look af what each province has to of NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO North and west of Thunder on Lake is a spruceclad wilderness seen from the seems almost The speckled trout taken from the Nipigon River in 1S15 is still the largest speckled the world has ever in this part of Can means wild speckled most highlyprized of all Can adas fresh water game fish or giant lake trout thai can weigh 40 or even 50 ponds or on Lake of the is Canadas jumpoff town for the finest fishing On tario has to Theres the and many new and bush aircraft that local sportsmen use as ca sually as Montrcalers or Tor onlomans use the There are fine government campsites on all Ihe ex cellent and the finest oi fishing camps on the flyin MANITOBA Manitoba is rich in wilder ness wagers and big In province produced a lake trout of 39 a pito of 41 a walleye a most 12 pounds and a specktai trout close to seven pounds topping a total list of hundred of trophy Major fishing areas range from the Whiteshell Lac du Bonnet region only 100 mile from A log cabin thatched TRAVELLERS GREATEST ATLANTIC Since Flying Began Under 26 Years You Can Qualify for a YOUTH FARE CALGARYLONDON RETURN CALGARYAMSTERDAM RETURN Volid for One Year POSITIVE SPACE For Complete information Enquire at World Travel Service 903 3rd LETHBRIDGE ALL INQUIRIES WELCOMEI Office open Monday thru Saturday 9 to S Free Parking at Rear of Building ast of Winnipeg to the famed Gods River trout country of the region in the far wrth where outstanding trout and walleye are forced to ompete with Arctic gray ing and Arctic You can reach much fine ishing by or even get to he wilderness flyin fishing at some lodges such as Fishing Lake for as little as per week including food and return air transportation from Fishing is for speckled trout and lake trout and that wund pike came from Fishing Lake so its topnotch As in there is fine fishing and excellent camping close to the roads throughout SASKATCHEWAN Many Canadians think of this j province as only a vast prairie of cultvated grain No thing could be further from the Saskatchewan has more than square miles of lakes and well stocked with five species of wall whitefish and Arctic gray The good while in the isnt necessarily a flyin The Hanson Lake for a great looping highway from Prince to Flin passes through wilderness mixed forest coun1 try loaded with lakes with every sort of game In some of the right along the 10pound rainbow are quite and 12and 15plunders are taken every season Its also possible to drive to Arctic grayling fishing Delton a small lake only a few minutes by boat from Lac La Ronge and it is probably the only Arctic grayling fishing in Canada that can be reached without an The roads push far into northern with new highways opening nearvir gin fishing every On all the highways here are good government campg housekeeping motels and Boats are available at most fishing The far north is dotted with flyin fishing camps which of fer fishing to compare with the best In midwestern Canada in every a truly fab ulous fishing country only now beginning to be explored by anglers from the rest of Perhaps its time you took a look straw has been moved to the village site where a smoke pens for livestock and stake fences surrounding vege table gardens will soon be con structed by the Manitoba Men nonite Historical A wind driven grist blacksmith cheese bakery and gen eral store will be completed by 100th anniversary of the arrival of the Mennonites already in the United States but none in The National Travel and Holi day an organization ofcompanies and people inter ested in intends to urge the government to estab lish a tourist office in The associations chief execu said on return ing from North America that Canada has tremendous tourist potential for New HOTELS INEXPENSIVE Per head of Cana dians travel overseas in larger numbers than he The main destination for Ca nadians in the past has been Europe and then the Carib he but their atten I tion now is turning to the Pa cific where they can go during severe northern A hotel room in the peak Car ibbean tourist season now costs as much as a Even though the air fare to New Zea land costs the price of jccommodation is much But New Zealand will not cap ture the market unless it has separate tourist office n Can The government tourisi ana publicity department has an office in New York to serve the Canadian Canadi ans not like to be served from the United The establishment of a sepa rate office in Canada would be but the results possi bly Rooms at tire top Internationa standard hotel in New Zealand are available at from a day In many other good standard tourist hotels price start considerably By JANE IIUCKVALE THE FIELDINGS Temple and his Nancy already known to North American tra for their famous Travel juide lo Europe are now cash ing in on this geared to he needs of the less well heel1 d and lets face it the young who can put up with j i minimum of creature com orts in his quest to see the They have sent their sleuths to 26 Western European cities to case accommodation youth rooms for pennywise fat doorknobs and bed and gown and quad Also air fare sea and train restaurants and shopping There is information on the clothes youll what to take with you and what to buy when you get there hitchhiking dos and jobs dont count on get ting plus miscellaneous tips which are certainly worth A warning to those morons who may be thinking of taking along a little grass secreted in brassieres or blue jeans the authors say that the smallest amount discovered by any official is very likely to land you in jail where the or represen tative of Ihe Department of Ex ternal affairs can do very little to alleviate the misery youve brought upon The soft cover edition of super economy costs Toronto Telegram also gives the nod to Europe on Five Dollars a Day but as I havent had a chance to compare the two I can only suggest you take a look at If you should find Super Economy Guide a little cut out the pages referring to the cities you expect to staple them to gethsr and leave the irrelevant ones If I were and how I wish I were in the youth ful supereconomy Id probably buy both and econo mize on or go without a meal or two to have Penticton asks tax on tourists CP the provincial government This Okanagan Valley city regional district and paid to the a bulky bargain well worth the My inclination is to recommend it highly simply be cause Ive had good reason to trust the aforementioned Travel Guide for many A pro fessional travel writer from the wants tourists and vacationers who visit the area to pay a spe cial tourist tax or toil similar to the fee paid by visitors to Canadas national In a brief to a public meet ing here on the future of the the city called for a longrange plan for the re gion which would largely pre serve it as it now Fruit growing would be encouraged but Uie intrusion of large in dustries would be The brief said the concept of a recreational preserve em bracing the whole Okanagan Valley including Vernon and Osoyoos as ell as Penticton would impose add itional financial burdens on the tax Existing public fa cilities such as beaches and parks would substantial The brief said In order to provide funds for this purpose some form of special tax may be imposed and collected by municipalities where the facil ities are The brief said other methods of raising revenue required for maintenance of beaches or other facilities now operated by municipalities would be to lease the present public areas to pri vate operators on a concession These operators would charge admission and develop and improve the Paris lo uoustop daily AhFrance nonstop flights between Paris and Los Ange les are now scheduled Flying time for the mile route is 10 50 Turbofan Boeing 707320BS are used on this route with a con figuration of 16 first class and 128 economy class Our Silver Anniversary join us in our GRAND PRIZE CASH SECOND PRIZE THIRD PRIZE 151 OTHER PRIZES LEAVE ALL YOUR FILM ORDERS WHERE YOU SEE THIS SIGN JAL introduces women pursers For the first Japan Ail Lines has women and theyre serving aboard JALs All of them are expe rienced they were promoted from the ranks of senior stew They arc identifiable among other two silver on their uniform yellow and dark blue somewhat longer m 1 n and maxidrcsscs far dinner 19461971 ;