Chinook Salmon

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Fish Species Information and other Fishing topics.

What is a Chinook Salmon?

Chinook Salmon

Science Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Other Names: king salmon, spring salmon, tyee, quinnant, blackmouth
Ideal Temp: 52 to 58
World Record: 97 lbs. 4 ounces, Alaska
Environment: stream and coastal
Techniques: medium casting, medium fly



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Fishing Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
PJ Campbell
Buy My Book