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Lovely history of Stingray City

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Lovely history of Stingray City

Really enjoyed this little history in an article in today's Compass, interesting for those planning or trip and those that have been and love it well

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1. Re: Lovely history of Stingray City

Saw this too, Reg. Very nice depiction and history of SRC.

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2. Re: Lovely history of Stingray City

Agreed. But creating an attraction out of existing stingrays and how the rays got there in the first place is two different histories.

As small fishing boats entered the sound through the channel they would frequently dip into the nearby sheltered area to gut and clean their catch. While the notion of fishermen deliberately feeding the rays is not accurate, the rays congregated in that area to gobble up ample scraps. My family historically cleaned their catch on the waters edge, but even as a kid in the early 80's, we would frequently pass other people cleaning their catch near what is now SRC.

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3. Re: Lovely history of Stingray City

Totally agree with smushie. The first time we went out to SRC on a friends boat was WAY earlier than the 1987 mentioned in the article. Maybe this person first made it a commercial venture, but not the first time folks went to North Sound and saw stingrays.

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