Salmon, coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch)

(Walbaum, 1792); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called silver salmon, silver sides, hooknose, sea trout, blueback
Endemic to the Pacific Ocean and the rivers flowing into it from northern Japan to the Anadyr River, Russia, and from Point Hope, Alaska south to Monterey Bay, California. Infrequently, it has been reported at sea as far south as Baja California. It has been transplanted into the Great Lakes and into freshwater lakes in Alaska and along the U.S. Pacific coast as well as into Maine, Maryland, and Louisiana in the east, Alberta in Canada, Argentina, and Chile.
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All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
15.08 kg (33 lb 4 oz)
Salmon River, Pulaski, New York, USA
27-Sep-1989
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
7.29 kg (16 lb 1 oz)
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
09-Oct-1988
M-02 kg (4 lb)
8.20 kg (18 lb 1 oz)
Karluk River, Alaska, USA
15-Sep-1990
M-03 kg (6 lb)
8.36 kg (18 lb 7 oz)
Camp Kiklukh, Kiklukh River, Alaska, USA
10-Oct-1995
M-04 kg (8 lb)
8.84 kg (19 lb 8 oz)
Situk River, Yakutat, Alaska, USA
20-Sep-1984
M-06 kg (12 lb)
11.46 kg (25 lb 4 oz)
Quinalt River, Washington, USA
11-Nov-2001
M-08 kg (16 lb)
12.08 kg (26 lb 10 oz)
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
07-Aug-1987
M-10 kg (20 lb)
13.94 kg (30 lb 12 oz)
Salmon River, Pulaski, New York, USA
12-Sep-1985
M-15 kg (30 lb)
15.08 kg (33 lb 4 oz)
Salmon River, Pulaski, New York, USA
27-Sep-1989
M-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
3.71 kg (8 lb 3 oz)
Big Creek, Alaska, USA
05-Sep-2016
W-02 kg (4 lb)
4.54 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Resurrection River, Alaska, USA
21-Oct-2021
W-03 kg (6 lb)
4.54 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Big Creek, Alaska, USA
10-Sep-2016
W-04 kg (8 lb)
5.67 kg (12 lb 8 oz)
Pasaqshak River, Alaska, USA
04-Sep-2015
W-06 kg (12 lb)
4.31 kg (9 lb 8 oz)
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA
05-Oct-2020
W-08 kg (16 lb)
5.84 kg (12 lb 14 oz)
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
29-Aug-2017
W-10 kg (20 lb)
5.67 kg (12 lb 8 oz)
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
28-Aug-2017
W-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
7.25 kg (16 lb 0 oz)
Karluk River, Kodiak, Alaska, USA
07-Sep-2001
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
8.10 kg (17 lb 13 oz)
Karluk River, Alaska, USA
15-Sep-1990
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
8.39 kg (18 lb 8 oz)
Kikluch River, Alaska, USA
30-Nov-1994
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
8.89 kg (19 lb 9 oz)
Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA
23-Sep-1992
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.52 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Karluk River, Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA
06-Sep-1988
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
9.75 kg (21 lb 8 oz)
Eyak River, Cordova, Alaska, USA
07-Sep-1996
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
8.73 kg (19 lb 4 oz)
Karluk River, Alaska, USA
04-Sep-1992
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.59 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Unalakleet River, Alaska, USA
08-Aug-2017
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
3.97 kg (8 lb 12 oz)
The Big River, Alaska, USA
08-Sep-2016
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
5.53 kg (12 lb 3 oz)
The Big River, Alaska, USA
08-Sep-2016
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
5.22 kg (11 lb 8 oz)
Rianbow King Lodge, Alaska, USA
11-Sep-2017
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
5.33 kg (11 lb 12 oz)
Kamishak River, Alaska, USA
12-Sep-2015
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
6.24 kg (13 lb 12 oz)
Kamishak River, Alaska, USA
12-Sep-2015
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 8 oz)
Big Creek, Old Harbor, Alaska, USA
20-Sep-2021
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
7.58 kg (16 lb 11 oz)
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
07-Sep-2001
F-Smallfry
6.64 kg (14 lb 10 oz)
Kenai River, Alaska, USA
14-Sep-2000
M-Junior
7.43 kg (16 lb 6 oz)
Seward, Alaska, USA
08-Aug-2002
M-Smallfry
7.03 kg (15 lb 8 oz)
Tsiu River, Alaska, USA
29-Sep-2000

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