jack salmon

noun

Definition of jack salmon

2a : grilse
b : coho

Examples of jack salmon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Starting Monday, anglers can keep up to two hatchery coho per day, but cannot keep chinook, wild coho, steelhead or jack salmon. Bill Monroe, oregonlive, 3 Sep. 2020 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, 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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“Jack salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack%20salmon. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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