jack salmon


Definition of jack salmon

2a : grilse
b : coho

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The first 50-pounder of the year was caught Sunday by Don Williams of Brookings, Ore. Adult and jack salmon are being caught on bobbers and eggs at Social Security Bar. sacbee, "Salmon finally show up on American River | The Sacramento Bee," 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of jack salmon

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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