Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Launch ramp upgrade is needed

 


Plans for making construction improvements to the Blaquiere Point boat launch ramp will be met with outright glee by those who have used the largely unimproved site. Getting onto the Stikine River via the Blaquiere Point launch site defied the oft quoted phrase, “getting there is half the fun.”

Likewise, retrieving your boat, particularly at low tide, was an adventure.

Finding pickup trucks stuck in the mud as the tide rolled in; seeing broken down vehicles and boat trailers abandoned on the rocky slope; removing beached deadheads prior to using the ramp were all a part of, getting to t...



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