Tag: Redoubt Lake

A boom year for Redoubt sockeye

Redoubt Lake near Sitka is having a banner year for sockeye. The US Forest Service, which manages the weir at Redoubt, reports almost 22,000 fish have returned to freshwater so far, and the run is not expected to peak for another week or two. Biologists project that the total run this year could reach 80,000. Two commercial seine openings have been held, and more are likely. Read More

Couple escapes as landslide destroys cabin

Two people are safe after a massive landslide destroyed the cabin they were camping in Sunday morning (5-12-13) near Sitka. An air taxi pilot rescued the pair from a debris field estimated to be 20 feet deep. All their belongings were buried in the slide. Their dog remains missing. Read More

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