The Coho Salmon range in size from 6 - 20 pounds. They
are great fighters and jumpers showing off their acrobatics. These
two species are excellent eating. We target these two species in
several locations throughout the state.
Salmon Fishing on the Olympic Peninsula
The pristine rivers are home to wild Pacific Chinook Salmon (King
Salmon) and Coho Salmon (Silver Salmon) in abundant numbers. The biggest
of the salmon family is the Chinook. Their average weight is 20 - 25
pounds, however, fish in the 40 - 50 pound class are not uncommon.
Coho's average 8 - 11 pounds and it is not uncommon to get them in the
upper teens and lower twenties.