Chinook "Spring or King” Salmon
The Chinook salmon is also known as spring salmon in British Columbia, and in the USA as king or blackmouth salmon. Chinook are the largest of all wild Pacific salmon, ranging in size from about 4 pounds (1.829 kilograms) to 20 pounds (9.07 kilograms). It is caught on the west coast of Tofino. British Columbians use the term "tyee” for Chinook over 30 pounds.
Wholesale orders of wild salmon through our fishery are available year round. The Chinook’s colour is 25-29 of the Roche scale. It is great for portioning, filleting, grilling, frying or smoked salmon products.