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Coast Guard, partners searching for missing boaters in Southeast Alaska

...from a family member that Patricia Bishop and Ken Wright were overdue from a boating trip to the Unuk River north of Behm Canal. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Station...
Herring search spans millennia

...places in Southeast Alaska: Seymour Canal, Revilla Channel, Lynn Canal, Sitka Sound, Hobart/Houghton and West Behm Canal.There is also a winter herring fishery, in which the fish are caught primarily for use as bait.Though the sac roe...
USCG: Search suspended for missing hunter near Ketchikan for second of two hunters near Behm Canal, close to Ketchikan.Coast Guard...514 square miles in the vicinity of Behm Canal from Sunday morning to Tuesday evening...the mouth of Chickamin River off Behm Canal Sunday and flew the man to Ketchikan...
Fish Board looks at SE herring

KETCHIKAN - A plan to open West Behm Canal near Ketchikan to commercial herring...asking the board to allocate the West Behm Canal herring resource to a user group...commercial fishery there by 2003. Behm Canal runs along the east side of Revillagigedo...
My Turn: Gravina Island, the only way to go

...The monument is more than twice the size of the state of Rhode Island - 988,800 acres. Ten miles north, across Behm Canal, is Cleveland Peninsula. But much closer to Ketchikan, west across Tongass Narrows, is Gravina Island. The only...
Science behind the Spring King Derby

...salmon in the world, in the back Behm Canal area where a half-dozen small Chinook...commercial and sport fishers. West Behm Canal, north of Ketchikan, is still open to trolling. Northern Behm Canal was closed in 1950, another portion...
Sitka herring fishery ups the ante for 2010

...fishery usually is the first southeast Alaska herring fishery to open. Craig Herring Stock is generally next, then West Behm Canal, Ernest Sound, Hobart Bay/Port Houghton, Seymour Canal, Hoonah Sound, Tenekee Inlet and Lynn Canal. "It's...
Midnight search finds 1 boater dead, 1 alive

...saying the 31-foot salmon troller Allofus was going down and the crew was abandoning ship near Traitor's Cove in Behm Canal. The men were found near Helm Bay, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Roger Wetherell. They had been in the water at least...
The right place

...are happy to welcome those members of the Navy who frequent the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility here in Behm Canal .Alaskans are ardent supporters of the armed forces. Many of those who served in Alaska stayed and made it their home...
Southeast herring returns appear mixed

...Department of Fish & Game said state surveys observed about 15.3 miles of spawn in the Craig area, 2.2 miles in West Behm Canal, and about 10.7 miles in Revillagigedo Channel.Fish and Game fishery biologist Scott Walker says the spawn in the...


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