Sockeye Salmon

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What is a Sockeye Salmon?

Sockeye Salmon

Science Name: Oncorhynchus nerka
Other Names: Red salmon , blueback salmon, kokanee, koke, red fish and silver trout
Ideal Temp: 50 to 55
World Record: 15 lbs. 3 ounces, Alaska
Environment: coastal, stream, lake
Techniques: light tackle, casting, fly
Range: western North America

   

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