Tombstone Bay near Ketchikan, Alaska
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.
Tombstone Bay Fishing near Ketchikan, Alaska
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Details for Tombstone Bay
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Bay
Lat/Long: 55.409443 -130.053329
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Description for Tombstone Bay, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
Tombstone Bay is a bay located just 62.7 miles from Ketchikan, in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, in the state of Alaska, United States, near Hyder, AK. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including dolly varden, pink salmon and steelhead trout here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning, trolling or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Tombstone Bay.
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