Photo: Calamitous nap

Posted: Friday, July 16, 2004

Mike Blewett waits for high tide Thursday near Halibut Point Road in Sitka, as his fishing boat is refloated. Blewett was returning from a trip with a full load of coho and chinook salmon Wednesday evening when he fell asleep and drove the troller aground. Falling asleep at the wheel is a common hazard for trollers working long hours before the season ends. Blewett is coach of the Sitka High School boys basketball team.



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