Prince of Wales Island Facts

The third largest Island in the United States (behind the big island of Hawaii and Kodiak Island), Prince of Wales Island is one of the most beautiful places in Alaska to fish, hunt, and sightsee. With awesome mountains, and crystal clear streams, you can bask in the quite beauty while catching great fish or viewing unforgetable scenery and wildlife.

Area in Square Miles: 2231

Area in Square Acres: 142,659

Miles of Shoreline: 990

Miles of Road: 1500 miles

Island Population: 4000

Communities: Craig, Klawock, Hollis, Hydaburg, Thorne Bay, Coffeman Cove, Whale Pass, Point Baker, Port Protection, Labouchere Bay, Edna Bay, Kasaan, and Naukati

Species of Fish: King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Sockeye  Salmon, Chum Salmon, Pink Salmon, Steelhead Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Halibut, Flounder, Rockfish, Redsnapper,

Other Species: Crab, Shrinp, Octopus, Squid

Great Species to View: Bald Eagles, Sea Lions, Seals, Humpback Whales, Porpoises, Dolphins, Walruses, Sea Otters, Alexander Grey Wolf,

Species of Huntable Animals: Black Bear, Sitka Black Tail Deer, Grouse, Ptarmagin, Ducks, Goose, Alexander Grey Wolf,