I was walking the trailing around the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau and was startled by the splashing of this sockeye in the stream. I was a little hopefully that it might have been a bear in the stream, but no such luck. I watched the sockeye trying to get up this one sand bar and […]

Anchored Up

It was the end of another day and we went out in the boat for a afternoon cruise. Since the seas were calm we went out to St. Lazaria to watch the puffins and whale watch in Sitka Sound. When we arrived at St. Lazaria there was a troller anchored up for an afternoon nap. […]

Leaving Safe Harbor

Sitka, Alaska is a fishing community. With four boat harbors, it has one of the largest fishing fleets in Alaska. As I was finishing up a walk on the dock, I started to notice the gray clouds starting to roll in. I now had one goal, finishing my walk and getting back to the truck […]

Sitka Sound Herring Fishing

Sitka Sound Herry Fishery

The Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery is one of the most anticipated events of the spring. It is with you know winter is over in Sitka. Hundreds of fishing boats come from all over the northwest to fish. The opening vary from 15 minutes to an hour depending on the concentration of fish. Watching […]