AE Capital City Weekly The Baranof Packing Company moved its cannery to Redfish Bay in 1891 from Redoubt Bay near Sitka. By this time, Redoubt's operator, Captain L. H. Smith, knew there were more prolific streams than Redoubt Lake. It has been fished heavily for many years. Redfish Bay, located on the Pacific Ocean side of Baranof Island, is close to many other fjords. A creek would provide operational water and had potential for making power.

Southeast History: Baranof Island's Redfish Bay Cannery

Redfish Bay Cannery, circa 1891-1898.
Photo From Pat Roppel's Collection
Redfish Bay Cannery, circa 1891-1898.
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