NE coast of Prince of Wales Island, flows N to Clarence Strait, SE of Kashevarof Passage, 1.6 km (1.1 mi) SE of Coffman Island and 58 km (36 mi) SSW of Wrangell, Alex. Arch. 4 miles long.
Local name reported in 1961 by U.S. Forest Service (USFS), probably named because of heavy chum salmon spawning in it.
Abraham Islet, Beck Island, Blashke Islands, Bluff Island, Bush Rock, Coffman Island, Deer Rocks, Deichman Rock, East Island, Independence Island, Kashevarof Islands, Lincoln Island, Lincoln Rock, Marsh Island, Middle Islands, Observation Island, Rose Island, Shrubby Island, Stevenson Island, Thorne Island, The Triplets, West Island,