Lions Gate Fisheries is the largest supplier and distributor of farmed Chinook salmon in Canada. Farmed Chinook or "spring/king” salmon are raised under strict regulations along British Columbia’s Pacific West Coast. Our salmon farm partner, Creative Salmon, offers products that are certified organic. They are located on Vancouver Island, less than 24 hours away from the Lions Gate MSC-certified processing and distribution centre.
Lions Gate specializes in the raising, processing and shipping of farmed Chinook. Farmed Chinook have the same deep red colour and rich taste of wild Chinook, creating strong market demand for both. Farmed Chinook are available year round from Lions Gate Fisheries.
Learn more about our salmon farm partner, Creative Salmon. They are Canada’s first supplier of organic farm-raised salmon. Also contact Lions Gate Fisheries in Delta to request a quote for farmed Chinook.
Other names: King salmon
Availability: Year round
Where it's caught: West Coast of Tofino
Characteristics: The largest of the Pacific salmon, prized by gourmets for its firm flesh
Size Range: From about 4 pounds (1.829 kilograms) to 20 pounds (9.07 kilograms)
Colour: 25-29 of the roche scale