‘Little’ Redoubt Lake a boon to sockeye?

The US Forest Service believes fish populations in Redoubt Lake near Sitka survived last month’s devasting landslide unharmed, and may even benefit from the event. The massive avalanche piled up debris over twenty-feet thick across the the lake’s inlet stream, completely destroying a nearby recreational cabin whose occupants escaped in the nick of time. A watershed team recently surveyed the area and concluded that the lake’s sockeye run was likely unaffected. A new lake forming above the slide may improve habitat. Read More