Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)


Coho Salmon
Oncorhynchus kisutch

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Genus: Oncorhynchus
Species: O. kisutch
The body of the coho salmon is elongate and somewhat compressed. The head is conical. This species is dark metallic blue or blue green above, becoming silvery on the sides and belly. There are spots on the back. The main distinguishing feature between the coho and chinook salmon is the color of the gums at the base of the teeth. Chinook salmon have a blackish lining while coho has a white lining. Cohos also have black spots only on the upper part of the tail fin, whereas chinook tail fins are completely covered with black spots.


Benton County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Alsea River (150) 2-25-2021 Alsea, OR
 

Clackamas County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Clackamas River (38) 2-18-2021 Estacada, OR
Sandy River (30) 2-18-2021 Sandy, OR
 

Clatsop County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Necanicum River (22) 2-18-2021 Seaside, OR
Nehalem River (108) 2-18-2021 Nehalm, OR
 

Columbia County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Nehalem River (108) 2-18-2021 Nehalm, OR
 

Coos County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Coos River (157) 1-7-2021 Coos Bay, OR
Coquille River (161) 2-4-2021 Coquille, OR
Sixes River (10) 12-9-2020 Port Orford, OR
Tenmile Lakes (137) 12-16-2020 Lakeside, OR
 

Curry County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Chetco River (335) 2-25-2021 Brookings, OR
Elk River (102) 2-18-2021 Port Orford, OR
Rogue Bay (8) 9-10-2020 Gold Beach, OR
Sixes River (10) 12-9-2020 Port Orford, OR
 

Douglas County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Galesville Reservoir (149) 1-20-2021 Azalea, OR
North Umpqua River (28) 9-16-2020 Roseburg, OR
Smith River (81) 1-14-2021 Reedsport, OR
Umpqua River (63) 2-25-2021 Roseburg, OR
 

Jackson County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Lost Creek Reservoir (57) 2-25-2021 Trail, OR
 

Josephine County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Rogue River - Middle (27) 2-25-2021 Grants Pass, OR
 

Lane County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Alsea River (150) 2-25-2021 Alsea, OR
Siuslaw River (133) 2-25-2021 Florence, OR
 

Lincoln County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Alsea River (150) 2-25-2021 Alsea, OR
Devils Lake (6) 1-2-2020 Lincoln City, OR
Salmon River (124) 9-9-2020 Otis, OR
 

Multnomah County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Lower Willamette River (2) 6-17-2020 Oregon City, OR
Sandy River (30) 2-18-2021 Sandy, OR
 

Polk County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Salmon River (124) 9-9-2020 Otis, OR
 

Tillamook County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Kilchis River (141) 2-18-2021 Idaville, OR
Nehalem River (108) 2-18-2021 Nehalm, OR
Nestucca River (189) 2-18-2021 Pacific, OR
Salmon River (124) 9-9-2020 Otis, OR
Tillamook Bay (74) 12-5-2019 Bay City, OR
Trask River (155) 2-18-2021 Tillamook , OR
Wilson River (156) 2-18-2021 Tillamook , OR
 

Yamhill County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Nestucca River (189) 2-18-2021 Pacific, OR