Posted by: cherylyoung | March 2, 2015

MALCOLM ISLAND A TASTE OF UTOPIA, AND NEVER BEFORE SEEN VIDEOS OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND THE SUNSHINE COAST

Cheryl Young's Blog

Offshore from Port McNeill on the northeast shore of

Vancouver Island  is picturesque Malcolm Island,

 offering  scenic beauty, excellent fishing and a

 fascinating history.

Originally established as a Finnish settlement nearly a

 century ago, the Finnish culture still exists today, and is

 evident in the neat and tidy houses and gardens that

 surround the town of Sointula.

Sandwiched between Vancouver Island and the

 mainland  of British Columbia,

 Malcolm Island lies right in the path of the main

 migratory route of the Pacific Salmon.

The calm and tranquil waters around Malcolm Island

 boast  some of the best salmon sport fishing in the

world, as the migrating salmon head south to their

spawning grounds in the streams and rivers of

Vancouver Island and the BC west coast, and further

south to  Puget Sound  in WA, State.

Wildlife abounds on and around Malcolm Island; Bald

 Eagles, porpoises, seals, otters, Orcas, Humpback Whales

and countless species of sea birds.

 On land…

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