Cool vintage chum salmon can label.
Seven species of salmonids:
Five Pacific salmon and two trout—inhabit the rivers and streams of the Pacific Northwest. (Their North American ranges are indicated.) Although these fish share certain fundamental characteristics, the differences among them are numerous, both in behavioral traits and in appearance, as is evident from this rendition of spawning males. As the authors explain, conservation efforts aimed at protecting salmon often overlook the importance of preserving this biodiversity and focus instead on boosting the total numbers of fish.
Washington and Oregon Salmon Fishing begins with the onset of our fall rains, usually sometime in early to mid-August and runs through the end of December (Chum and Silvers).
You can fish for our Coho Salmon average 10-14 pounds with fish nearing the trophy 20 pound range caught every year.
If it is the powerful king salmon that you wish to pursue, this is also the time to try your luck for king salmon that average about 25-30 pounds and occasionally exceed 60 pounds! picture to above is 62 pound Chinook caught on Columbia River 2006