Sturgeon Schmalz [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied both photos: "CATCH FIVE-FOOT STURGEON - When a 62-inch sturgeon got caught in a log jam at Sturgeon Falls, E. J. Schmalz, Frederick Kadel and Fred Kelso, their guide, slugged the huge fish with a baseball bat and half and hour later landed the giant fish in the boat. Mr. Schmalz is show, top [47-705_001], with the sturgeon which weighs 72 pounds. Below [missing from envelope, no suitable substitute] is a closeup of the head showing the large mouth."
Image of E. J. Schmalz looking at the camera while standing next to a sturgeon hanging from a tree branch.
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
47-705_001 and a photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 3 of the Monday, July 7, 1947 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Baseball Bay Subdues 5-Foot 72-Pound Fish."
Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 10 x 8 cm
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection. Sturgeon Schmalz [Published]. 47-714_001.