The Fish We Catch

Professional Salmon Fishing Charter

About the Fish we Catch

Coho Salmon

Coho Salmon live for three years and can average 10 – 18 pounds and are very aggressive, which makes for a fantastic fight to reel them in. The are distinguished by their white gum’s, black tongues and a few spots on the upper portion of their bodies with silver-colored wide based tails and a silver and metallic blue dorsal.

Halibut

Halibut is the largest of the flatfish. While they have been recorded at depths of more the 2,000 feet, most are caught at depths of 95 to 1,000 feet and can reach weight of over 500 pounds and can be over 8 feet long, but averages much smaller. Halibut is a highly regarded food fish and like the flounder, adult halibut typically have both eyes on the right side of the head.

Ling Cod

Ling cod can be up to 60 pounds averaging about 20-40 pounds. The ling cod have a large head,mouth, and teeth. Its long, elongate body tends to narrow towards the tail. It has one long dorsal fin with the spine and soft-sided parts separated by a notch. Its body coloration tends to be dark gray, brown or a greenish color on the back with varying degrees of mottling or spotting present along the upper back. Ling cod can reach up to 5 feet in length.

Spring Salmon (also know as Chinook, King)

Spring salmon live from 2 to 7 years and weigh an average of 25 – 40 pounds with weights up to 100 pounds reported. They are also know as Chinooks, Kings or Tyee’s. Black gum’s and a silver, spotted tail distinguish the Chinook from other salmonids. They are blue-green on the back and top of the head with silvery sides and white bellies; black spots on the upper half of its body with gray/black mouth coloration and are the largest, most prized game fish.