Alaska is home to all five Pacific salmon types: king, coho, chum, pink, and sockeye. While pink salmon are the most abundant Alaskan salmon species, Alaskan king salmon are the least abundant of the five.
Fishing in the U.S.
With so many fishing opportunities, finding the right information for your next (or first) Oregon steelhead adventure can be a pretty tricky task, which is why I wrote up this complete angler’s guide.
Surprisingly, you will find few fishing reports about the famous Salmon River, but the ones that are out there are frequently updated and highly reliable. To save you some time, I did some research to find the very best Salmon River fishing reports.
While striped bass have an average size of about 25 to 35 inches and 10 to 20lb, they can reach a maximum length of up to 60 inches and a maximum weight of about 120lb. A trophy striper starts at a weight of around 20 to 30lb.
Bluegill have a maximum size of about 14 to 16 inches and 5 pounds. The average bluegill will have a length of about 4 to 10 inches and an approximate weight of 3 ounces to 1 pound.
As the state has so many great salmon waters to explore, I have written this complete angler’s guide to give you a quick and informative overview.