Learn to properly identify a Coho Salmon
*The information below was taken from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
COHO SALMON (SILVER)
Mouth is light with a white gum line
Medium size, sharp teeth
Spots only on upper lobe of tail
Spots on back
Wide caudal peduncle
Jaw – The mouth is white and the gum line is almost white, but the tongue may be black. The teeth are sharp and strong.
Tail – The coho tail has just a few scattered spots, usually on the upper lobe, with silver streaks. It has a wide caudal peduncle.