The first leg of the trip has been spectacular. After leaving our friends in Tracy Arm we were escorted by Captain Hal Gieger and First Mate Hunter Brown down to Windham Bay. The next few days consisted of exploring Port Houghton and Cape Fanshaw. This included a welcomed gift of King Salmon and King Crab from a local troller. After postponing a day for weather we made a 4am crossing of Fredrick’s Sound that couldn’t have been more beautiful.
We arrived in Kake on the 15th and have be overwhelmed by the generosity of the people here. We have had the privilege of interviewing many knowledgeable people and are excited to continue. Thanks to Dave and the high school for internet access, another Dave for the fresh halibut and boat rides, and everyone else who have made our stay great.
Tomorrow we head south into Rocky Pass on our way to Ketichkan. We hope to have more internet access there and be able to give you more pictures and words.