Spring Survival on the lake
Spring Survival on the lake

 

 

Chilkat Lake supports a wide variety to wildlife. It is not uncommon to see several Bald Eagles in just a few hours.  Many bird species make their home here in the summer and some migrate from more northern locations to winter here. We have several pairs of trumpeter swans that stay here year round.  Several pairs of loons, ravens, hawks, owls, king fishers, arctic turns, humming birds, robins, blue jays etc, spend their summer here at the lake. Our mammals include black bear, brown bear, moose, wolves, coyotes, hares, mink, marten, ermine, lake otters, beaver, and more. The lake supports cutthroat trout, dolly varden, and runs of sockeye, and silver salmon.

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