Fishing for Chinook salmon

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
49K logged catches • 421K followers

The king of salmons. These fish are an absolute blast to catch and the fight can be long depending on the size. They are very picky eaters and can be very challenging to catch as they like to be on the deeper parts of the water/streams.

The most popular recent Chinook salmon catch on Fishbrain
Leaannep, Fishbrain Pro angler since 2018

Recently caught Chinook salmon

Recently caught Chinook salmon
Recently caught Chinook salmon
Recently caught Chinook salmon
Recently caught Chinook salmon
Recently caught Chinook salmon
Recently caught Chinook salmon

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Saltwater / Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

? - 1230 ft

Common length

28 in

Maximum age

9 years

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

According to catch data from over 15 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Chinook salmon. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.

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