Ward Lake recreation area, 4.5 miles north of the ferry terminal on North Tongass Highway.
The recreation area has a picnic area and rain shelter, hiking trails, a number of fishing
streams and lakes and a one-mile interpretive trail around the lake (easy walk). Fishing
in nearby Ward Creek, as well as three other lakesPerseverance, Connell and Talbot.
Species of fish include Rainbow, Cutthroat, Dolly Varden and Brook Trout, March-June;
Steelhead, Silver and Pink Salmon, August-September. Perseverance Lake Trail (2.5 miles)
leads to Perseverance Lake. Last Chance Campground (2.9 miles). Connell Lake Road (3
miles) leads .5 mile to Connell Lake and Ward Creek Trail. Harriet-Hunt Road (7.3 miles
leads 2.5 miles) to Harriet-Hunt Lake and skiing area. This scenic lake yields rainbow
trout to 20 inches, May-November.
Shoreline Fishing: Anchor Inn by the Sea is located in one of the best areas in Ketchikan for
shoreline fishing. We are only a short walk to Mountain Point. Many of the locals enjoy
fishing from the rocks in this area. Salmon, Rock Cod and even Halibut have been caught
along the shore.
We can assist you will finding the perfect charter boat captain. We can
also arrange the charter for you.Your
charter captain can provide
customized fishing to fit your time schedule. Once your fish is caught they can arrange
fish processing. Depending on the length of your stay and the process you desire, your
fish can be taken home with you or shipped to your door. Choose 4, 6 or 8 hour fishing.
Rates range from $165 - $300 ea person. Includes: ALL fishing gear, tackle and bait on
fishing tours, raingear, snacks, and beverages. Available, but not included: fishing
licenses/King Salmon stamps (sold at the boat.
Anchor Inn by the Sea
4672 South Tongass Hwy
Ketchikan, AK 99901 USA