Dean Sage Jr., like his father was an ardent angler and President of the Camp Harmony Angling Club for many years.
Just as his father had done 40 years before him, Dean Sage Jr. passed away at Camp Harmony on July 1, 1943.
Not later than June 28, 1876, in company with his friend Judge Mason, having received intelligence that the salmon had commenced ascending the Restigouche River and it's tributary the Upsalquitch; Sage started for Boston on a steamer, with enough equipment to supply a modest regiment.
Another steamer was taken from Boston to St. John, New Brunswick, where after spending several days, the party boarded a train which carried them to Point du Chene.
From Point du Chènes it was a three-day trip via steamer to Miramichi and Dalhousie. Two wagons were rented at Dalhousie for the 35 mile trip to Metapedia (now Matapedia)
The wagon road on the last leg of the journey to Matapedia, closely parallels the bank of the Restigouche. At some points the party could now and then glimpse a salmon jumping and a steam so beautiful that they could hardly resist the impulse to alight and try a cast or two.