Tombstone Bay Fishing Report near Ketchikan, Alaska

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Stream Guard

  10/12/2011 7:00 AM

I was stationed at Tombstone Bay during the summers years ago. I worked for the USFWS as a stream guard. This required walking Tombstone Creek and patrolling the surrounding waters for Salmon runs. Tombstone Creek had great numbers of Chum and Humpback Salmon and some Steelhead and Coho. When I had time to fish I caught great numbers of Dolly Varden (15-22") and a few Steelhead and lots of humpies (one Steelhead I had on and got to shore before it busted off was the biggest I have ever seen). Unfortunately I used a spinning rod and wobbleight lures. I wish I could fish there again with a fly rod.

Dolly Varden caught fishing Tombstone Bay by Tight Lines

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Species Caught: Dolly Varden
Weight: 2lbs and 8oz., Length: 22in.
Air Temp: 50 °F Water Temp: 50 °F

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