Area 13 SRC/Coho reoort

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  1. Cruik

    Cruik Active Member

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    Awesome fish. Man, that is a weird dot. I landed a 24 pound King at Westport ten years ago with a similar dot. Anyone know what it is? I can't imagine it's a hatchery marking, although that was the explanation the charter boat captain gave me at the time.
     
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    I think the fish was rusty.
     
  3. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    I've seen those yellow belly spots on Puget Sound salmon over the years and simply assumed they were due to something natural.

    Your question got me thinking again so I gave the question to our old friend "Google" and here's the only information I was able to find:

    http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10364_52259_48361-316009--,00.html
     
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    Ha! Interesting. I did a little more research and they kind of sound like fishy birthmarks.
     

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