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Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...week throughout the Juneau area including Berners Bay, Lynn Sisters, Vanderbilt Reef, Hump Island, Portland and Aaron Islands, Point Retreat, Scull Island, Young Bay, Dupont/South Douglas, Couverden Rock and Hanus Reef. Farther from...
This Day in History

...Anchorage aboard a B-10 bomber. In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt tried, unsuccessfully, to catch salmon off Aaron Island in Southeast Alaska as he stopped off secretly on his way back from an inspection of the Aleutian Islands. In 1958...
Fish report

...king. The five-year average is 250 hours per king salmon. King salmon in our survey were reported from North Pass, Aaron Island, Point Retreat and Lizardhead. Coho catch rates in the Juneau area that week were slightly poorer than last year...
Tips for the Golden North massive shoals in August. These include South Shelter Island, Point Retreat, the backside of Douglas Island and Aaron Island. But remember that not every school of herring holds feeding fish. "There is just so much feed out there," long-time...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the Lemon Creek area. About 3 p.m. Monday, a man, 52, reported fishing equipment stolen from the area near Aaron Island about Aug. 23. The estimated value of the gear is $200. About 4:30 p.m. Monday, a woman brought to JPD a camera...
Weekly Whale Feature: 'Raven'

...deep dive. I only have two pictures of her involved in a bubble-feeding group, taken in 2008 on August 7, near Aaron Island. I have only seen her breach twice. That time, she followed up with some pectoral fin slaps. This happened in 2007...
Weekly Whale Feature: 'Chilkat'

...through the fall. Where: Spot her anywhere in the Juneau area, however, Chilkat seems to like the waters between Aaron Island and Benjamin Island, most often in the fall. Markings: Chilkat's flukes are mostly white and are tipped with a...
Weekly Whale Feature: 'Stumpy'

...This type of behavior is seen often in the Pass, near south Shelter, in Young Bay, near Point Retreat and near Aaron Island. Markings: Stumpy's flukes are all black. The best clue to identifying Stumpy is the right fluke, which has been...
Ideas for weaving with abandon

...She saw them 50 feet down in Sunshine Cove, and came up with a stylized golden tree shape. At the top of the robe, Aaron Island and its reefs, Cohen Island and Shelter Island appear in black profile, with the snowy Chilkat range in white outline...
Weekly Whale Feature: 'Poisson'

...seems to favor the area between the Barlow Islands, Shelter Island, the Pass and the east side of Shelter Island from Aaron Island to Gull Island. Markings: Poisson has a very big, broad, black fluke with just a few white marks. Behavior: Like...


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