silver salmon

noun

: coho

Examples of silver salmon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Food and Drink Toward the end of last summer, Juneau Chef Beau Schooler sent me his epic gin lox recipe on the same day my friend Nathaniel brought me a fresh silver salmon. Julia O'Malley, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Aug. 2023 Before that, the silver salmon fishing at Russell Creek is legendary. Scott McMurren, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Apr. 2023 Here anglers can zip out into the open ocean to hunt for king or silver salmon and halibut or venture down quieter streams in search of rainbow trout, sockeye salmon, and more. Bailey Berg, Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2023 An unknown donor had left two jars of silver salmon and a can of seal oil by the back door. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 24 Sep. 2022 Of particular concern are king salmon and silver salmon, which feed on sand lance, a type of fish known to absorb algal toxins. Yereth Rosen, Anchorage Daily News, 23 June 2022 Penny Skuza of Riverdale, North Dakota, leads the silver salmon derby with a 14.5-pound fish caught Aug. 16. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Sep. 2021 The inaugural Coho Rodeo will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Anchorage’s downtown fishery, with $1,000 going to the person who catches the biggest silver salmon. Anchorage Daily News, 6 Aug. 2021 But in most of those regions, there are normal enough numbers of pink, sockeye, or silver salmon to allow for some realistic subsistence opportunities. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 31 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silver salmon was in 1878

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“Silver salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20salmon. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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