Out and About

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2001

In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June - Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-August), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.)

Trails reports: For the latest information on trails being used for commercial tours, call 586-5330 or visit

May 31: Last day of the Fifth Annual Spring Salmon Derby. For details call 463-7375.

May 31: 4-H youth running club for kindergarten to fifth graders meets at Riverbend covered play area at 5 p.m. Call Jamie or John at 789-5997 for details.

June 1-3: Adult Basic Dinghy Sailing class (Friday evening plus Saturday and Sunday). Call 789-3546 or visit

June 2: National Trails Day work party and picnic. From 8:30 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will clear, gravel and clean up the Switzer Creek Loop Trail off 6 mile Old Glacier Highway. A picnic will follow at Auke Rec, from 1 to 3 p.m. Call Trail Mix at 790-6406.

June 2: Bird walk in the Mendenhall Moraine led by Paul Suchanek. Meet at 7 a.m. in the parking lot by the Moraine Loop Trail near the Glacier Visitor Center.

June 2: Point Bridget trail is theSaturday hike.Meet at the trailhead at 39 Mile Glacier Highway at 9:30 a.m.Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

June 2: Spring Harbor Racing Series, Round 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Juneau Harbor. For details visit

June 2-3: Haines King Salmon Derby. Call 766-2490.

June 2-3: Ketchikan King Salmon Derby. Call 225-3184.

June 2-3: Sitka Salmon Derby. Call 747-8886.

June 3: Public trap shoot at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range on Montana Creek Road. Call the Juneau Gun Club, 789-9844.

Near June 5: Full-moon night traverse along Gastineau, Mt. Roberts, Sheep Mt. and Clark Peak. The high-intensity nine-mile, nine-hour hike will start about 5 p.m. Call Bill Forrest at 789-3008.

June 5: Alpine Club meeting at 7 p.m. at the Turley home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058.

June 6: Juneau Archery Club board meeting. Visit ~hakari/juneau_archery_club/jac.html or call 789-0942.

June 6: Wednesday adult hike starting at 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

June 6: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club, 789-9844.

June 6: Wednesday Evening Sailing Clinic. Call 789-3546 or visit

June 6: Spring King Derby dinner at 6 p.m. at the Tlingit and Haida vocational building on Hospital Drive.Call 463-7375.

June 6-9: US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course (Wed.Sat.) Call 789-3546 or visit

June 7: 4-H youth running club for kindergarten to fifth graders meets at Floyd Dryden Track at 5 p.m. Call Jamie or John Bursell at 789-5997 for details.

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