silver salmon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver salmon small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
    • n silver salmon fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Silver salmon (Zoöl) a salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) native of both coasts of the North Pacific. It ascends all the American rivers as far south as the Sacramento. Called also kisutch whitefish, and white salmon.
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Usage

In literature:

In the deep dark pool of which the old man had spoken the silver-sided salmon was lying under a rock.
"The Orange Fairy Book" by Various
Silver rivers spread their network among the woods, and the lakes and the quiet reaches of the rivers teemed with trout and salmon.
"Ireland, Historic and Picturesque" by Charles Johnston
The Indian stands very erect and in a really fine attitude, and peers into the black pool until his eye catches the silver sheen of a salmon.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
Flake cold salmon fine with a silver fork and mix with an equal quantity of cold cooked spaghetti cut fine.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
The silver salmon or cohoe arrives a little later than the sockeye, but is not much used for packing except when required to make up deficiencies.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The silver salmon and blue-backs run in separate shoals, and their respective names show the difference between them.
"Fishing in British Columbia" by Thomas Wilson Lambert
The riffles were full of salmon, big, lusty fellows, who glided about the canoe on every side in an endless silver stream.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Cumbersome fish wheels revolve sedately where the silver-sided salmon run in the springtime.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
And there were many splendid fish called silver salmon in the lake, and in the stream, and even down in the salt sea.
"Saga of Halfred the Sigskald" by Felix Dahn
The riffles were full of salmon, big, lusty fellows, who glided about the canoe on every side in an endless silver stream.
"Twenty-Four Unusual Stories for Boys and Girls" by Anna Cogswell Tyler
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In poetry:

There the trout do sport and play
During the live-long summer day;
Also plenty of salmon are there to be seen,
Glittering like silver in the sun's sheen.
"Beautiful Balmoral" by William Topaz McGonagall
Sweet river, in thy gentle stream
Myriads of funny beings swim:
The watchful trout with speckled pride;
The perch, the dace in silvered pride;
The princely salmon, sturgeon brave,
And lamprey, emblem of the knave.
"Ode To Connecticut River" by Josias Lyndon Arnold

In news:

Back in January I was speaking with Nick Coe, who works with Icy Bay Lodge out of Yakutat, Alaska, a silver salmon fisherman's paradise.
Silver or coho salmon may be part of the catch.
King salmon, Arctic char, silvers and rainbows prepare to get released in the spring.
The remote waters around Sitka , Alaska, teem with silver and king salmon, giant halibut and more.
I have read recently that the Kenai River Sport Fishing Association sponsoring the Kenai River Classic has been moved from July to August to target Silver Salmon.
Diana Doodchenko of Canada caught her 17.88 pound silver salmon July 25.
"Les Miserables" "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" "Silver Linings Playbook" "Moonrise Kingdom".
Michael Rogers caught the tagged silver salmon.
In order to put on weight to survive another brutal winter, the river's rainbow trout and grayling feed heavily on the eggs and decaying bodies of silver and sockeye salmon at this time.
The remote waters around Sitka, Alaska, teem with silver and king salmon, giant halibut and more.
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