jack salmon

noun

1
2
a
: grilse
b
: coho

Examples of jack salmon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The decision, which will be finalized next month, was made due to low numbers of adult and two-year-old jack salmon because of the lack of water available to them in Central Valley rivers, according to a press release from the Golden State Salmon Association. Claire Hao, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2023 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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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of jack salmon was in 1850

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“Jack salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack%20salmon. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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