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"Identify" MORE PICS FOUND!!

I landed this fish while striper fishing in the delta in N Cal on friday. The new pics show more black on the gums and nice spots on her tail.


 

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Spots on his head, are you sure?
The gum line at the base of the teeth should be dark, which looks like white or gray in the picture. Both silvers and chinook can have spots on their head. Well at least that is what I recall. Here is our chinook identification from WDFW.

How big was it?
 

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Just a guess but, it looks like an atlantic salmon.
 

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It looks like a King, 'cept the gums. The spots say King as well.
 

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Can't tell from the gumline but everything else says nooky to me (checkered spots, shape of the head.) Does N. Cal get a late (apparently very late) coho run? If only the internet had smellavision, - I could ID that pig for sure.

Lucky bastiche.
 
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That is a great pic and a better question.

I am gonna say it is a ocean bright hen Coho.

Congrats on the encounter.
 

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Looks like coho, but there can be a lot of individual variation.

The photo doesn't show whether the adipose is present, at least I can't tell. If it was clipped, check with your local hatcheries.
 
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