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CHINOOK Wild BC Salmon .. Sockeye .. Chinook .. Coho .. Chum .. Pink
The Chinook is the largest species of salmon. It is also referred to as the king or spring salmon. Chinook are relatively scarce and considered prize catches by sport Fishers.
Wild Chinook run from mid-March to late October along the entire BC coast. Its size ranges from 1.5 kilograms/4 lbs. to a whopping 30 kg/70 lbs.
BC Chinook is coveted for its firm flesh, which varies from a creamy colour to dark red. Chinook have a silver spotted tail, black gums, and a lightly spotted bluish-green back.
Chinook spend most of their life in the ocean and migrate almost 3,000kilometers/1800 miles from the mouth of the river. They eat large volumes of anchovies, and shrimp, and live for three to seven years. When a chinook reaches 14 kilograms/30 lbs. it is called a Tyee salmon.
Chinook spawning season in British Columbia occurs from September through to December.
Wild chinook salmon is great for for baking, broiling, and barbecuing.
The Latin/scientific name for Chinook is Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha.
Here's a great video from Fish For a Living to help you identify each species of wild salmon!!
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