Pink Salmon (Humpies)

Pinks are the smallest and most common variety of salmon found in Alaska. Also called 'Humpies' for the distinct large hump that males forms once they enter fresh water to spawn, Pink Salmon are fun to catch and used primarilly for canning and smoking. They average 5 lbs and carry distinct coloration patterns that include a white mouth with black gums an large, oval-shaped black spots on their backs and tails.


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