More like the Canadian Shield
than the Land of Muskeg
In August, 2000, four men descended the Sutton River, an overlooked river hidden in a corner of Hudson Bay Lowland. They found a land of contrasts: Canadian Shield-like rock outcroppings and a gorge in the midst of North America's largest wetland. Crystal-clear lakes and rivers in the kingdom of silt. Prized brook trout in a wilderness of pickerel and pike.
Follow their journey in Jon Berger's sketches and Tom Terry's photos.
Photo: Tom Terry
N. Washagami Lake to Moss Lake (page 2)
Moss Lake to Pine Lake (page 3)
Pine Lake to Cross-Over (page 4)
Cross-Over to Sutton Creek (pages 5-7)
Sutton Lake to Hawley Lake (page 8)
The Gorge (page 9)
Sutton River to Aquatuk R Junction (pages 10-11)
Sutton River to the Bay (page 12-13)
Technical & Background Notes (page 14)
Meet the Crew (page 15)
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