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Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic (genus Salmo) and Pacific Ocean (genus Oncorhynchus). Many species of salmon have been introduced into non-native environments such as the Great Lakes of North America and Patagonia in South America. Salmon are intensively farmed in many parts of the world.
Typically, salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. However, populations of several species are restricted to fresh water through their lives. Various species of salmon display anadromous life strategies while others display freshwater resident life strategies. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn; tracking studies have shown this to be mostly true. A portion of a returning salmon run may stray and spawn in different freshwater systems. The percent of straying depends on the species of salmon. Homing behavior has been shown to depend on olfactory memory.
This was at the Tigard Winco yesterday:
I assume it is Pacific salmon since this seems to be packed in Seattle.
There are 4 individually packed fillets. This is what I like for a salmon dinner. I've been buying marinated salmon fillets at Costco, but they haven't had any for months - their...
Brad’s Super Bait Mini Cut Plugs 3” and 4”. Original packaging.
or ammo (9, 10, 223/556)
Portland pickup or USPS Priority shipping for add’l $10.
3” Mini Cut Plug
(2) Lady Bug
4” Cut Plug
(2) Lady Bug
(2) Netzel Special 2 pack
(1) Blue Magic 2 pack
(1) Pink Magic
I got a bunch of stuff I gotta sell, and instead of posting 15 different ads like I had to other places, I'm putting this in ONE ad, and I'll mark individual items as sold as they go.
Starting off with rods:
Cabela's Synch 9' 10 weight 4 piece graphite, with rod case - $60. Rod has a...
I have several rod/reel combos for sale. I don't fish much so I'm cleaning out the garage. My loss your gain on the rods. If the rod/reel is still posted its still available. Cross posted from Craigslist. I will knock 10% off the price for forum members.
All Halibut/Sturgeon reels have I...
Apparently there is an emergency and salmon fishing is required.
More than 160,000 non-native Atlantic salmon escaped into Washington waters in fish farm accident
Sorry, I have no info on permits/licenses required.
If you are near the Salish Sea, please help,
Why haven't we heard of this sooner?
Herrera Beutler: To save steelhead, we must cut sea lion numbers
Text - H.R.2083 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act
I'm sure those 4 are totally against this (because it might actually have an effect), but...
Just found out today that over 300.000 Atlantic salmon where released into the waters up here in the SAN JAUN ISLANDS when the net pen broke on Monday WA fish and game are telling all Fisher men to go out and catch them no limits catch as many as you can they are consider a invasive species to...
So I have a friend staying with me starting on the 23rd for about a week or a little more. Told me he's always wanted to fish up a salmon. I'm in SW Portland. How would we go about making that happen? Is it a good time of the year? I know very little about fishing. :-/
Selling 2 trinidads...
1st one is a 14a, been used a few times but still in good condition. Asking $350
2nd one is a TN-40 narrow special. Only used a couple times but taken out a lot, mostly sat in the rack. Asking $500
I have been wondering since the whole creek modification for the salmon was completed and coho were spotted spawning weather or not by next year the banks would be coated with fishermen. What do you guys think?