Above: Manzanita Bay anchorage site, Behm Canal.
Left: Faraway peacefully at anchor in Manzanita Bay,
the next day when I pulled them. The people from the
cabin paddled out in their kayaks and pulled their pots,
which were within spitting distance of our boat; they
got a respectable haul.
We went to shore and had a nice beach walk.
Manners in this part of the world dictate that you greet
the people in the cabin, but try not to intrude on their
outdoor experience any more than necessary.
The following day was still calm and beautiful with
just a touch of light rain. We motored out through
Shoalwater Pass and into the main part of western
Behm Canal. There can be good halibut fishing in this
area, so we tried a few places, but were unsuccessful.
Fortunately, our freezer held the results of previous
fishing trips, and each evening we dined on salmon,
halibut, shrimp, and other goodies from the sea.
After taking our time exploring Rudyerd Bay, we
motored out and headed across Behm Canal for
Manzanita Bay. The weather was gorgeous, the water
was flat calm, the boat was performing well, the food