Fishing for Coho salmon

Oncorhynchus kisutch
16K logged catches • 175K followers

The coho salmon rears for part of its life in the Pacific Ocean and spawns in freshwater streams. When in the ocean coho salmon can look very similar to Chinook salmon. When coho return to freshwater they become red on their sides and dark greenish on their backs, heads, and fins.

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


Water type

Saltwater / Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

? - 820 ft

Common length

28 in

Maximum age

5 years

IUCN Status

Not evaluated

Threat to humans


Source: Fishbase

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