Sockeye “Red” Salmon Species

 

The deep red and archaic, beak style nose that Sockeye Salmon get when they are spawning makes them instantly recognizable.

Lakes Sockeye Salmon can be found in;

  • Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Washington
  • Kalamalka Lane
  • Okanagan Lake
  • Flaming George Reservoir
  • Lake Chelan
  • Iliamna Lake
  • Kootenay Lake
  • Shuswap Lake
  • Lake Berryessa
  • Crater Lake

Weight of an adult Sockeye Salmon: 4 – 7 lbs.

Life span of adult Sockeye Salmon: 4 -6 years.

Length of adult Sockeye Salmon: 21″ – 26″ inches.