1. Fly Basin
2. Taylor Bay, Rivers Inlet
Small but beautiful for two boats. Fishing can be limited in this outer bay near Hemasila Inlet since it does get wave/wind out of the West and South. The inlets are NW of Draney Inlet (entrance is sometimes a good salmon fishing spot at slack). This is a good stop on way to Dawson’s landing (grocery, marine supplies and fuel plus they now have broadband wireless internet service).
3. Green Island Anchorage and Fish Egg
4. Fury Cove
5. Gold Stream Harbour
6. Sea Otter Inlet
7. Kildidth Inlet
Capt. Bob says prawns are available in the Inlet. Kildidth Narrows has 12 knot currents and overfalls on Spring tides, so timing and/or neap tides may make for easier passage (High water slack is 1.5 hours after high water at Bella Bella. Low water slack varies according to levels (for low water of 1.3 feet, slack is 2 hours after Bella-Bella low and for 8 feet slack is1 hour after Bella-Bella low).
8. Spider Islands
9. McNaughton Group
10. Capt. Ron's No-Name Bay
Capt. Ron’s No-Name Bay is a bay and cove directly NE east of the “Great Salt Lake” and East of “Without Fear Cove.” It is in the McNaughton Group, but I have found no information about the cove in Douglas, Waggoner or Charlie’s Charts.
It is interesting and appears to have an unvarying mud bottom in the inner cove (about 25 to 35 ft deep) and it is about 230 yds. by 100 yds. or 1/2 the size of Hurricane Anchorage in the Spider group. The cove is accessible only from the Oceanside of the Island, but the access point has numerous islands to the south and west offering good protection.
It is a mile inside the Bay, so it is much closer to “ocean” fishing than Hurricane. Capt. Ron entered and anchored there in 2007. Charts are not accurate, but if you enter on west side of channel, avoiding kelp and rock, the entrance channel is over 12 feet deep. Needless to say, no other boats were there, but a wolf was on a large rock and he watched us for a long time.
11. Roscoe Inlet
12. Emily Bay on Briggs Inlet
13. Wide-Awake Cove
Wide-Awake Cove (Douglas, pg. 144, chart 3787, at 128 014.4’) is off the west side of Campbell Island: Laurie Dowsett said it has a good sand and mud bottom. Size appears to be about 250 yds. by 70 yds., but a few rocks and a small reef lie in the entrance, so entering at low tide would be preferred. May be a good Prawn spot on the outside. It is at the south end of Raymond Passage.
14. Stryker Nook
15. Khutze Inlet and Fjordland Recreational Area
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