Barry Thornton

Barry M. Thornton

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Barry Thornton is one of British Columbia's best known, respected, and award winning outdoor writers. He has authored two B.C. fishing books, "Steelhead", and "Saltwater Fly Fishing for Pacific Salmon" and the fact/fictional life story of a steelhead "Salgair, A Steelhead Odyssey". Check out Barry's Books to learn more about each title or to acquire an autographed copy.

Barry is a regular contributor to the Fish BC Tips & Techniques section of the BC Adventure Network on the Internet. His outdoor articles and photography are enjoyed by viewers from around the world.

Over the years he has travelled, fished, hunted, photographed and written about all regions of British Columbia. To date he has published over 600 outdoor columns and magazine articles and, over 500 photographs. He is also a popular speaker who has presented over 100 seminars and talks.

Founding chairman and three times President of the Steelhead Society of B.C., he is a devoted and knowledgeable fisherman and outdoorsman who has much to share about British Columbia.

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