Coho salmon, also known as “silver” salmon, are the second largest salmon species, ranging from 25 to 35 inches in length with an average weight of 12 pounds. Coho salmon are found along the West Coast, Canada, and throughout Alaska and their harvest season varies depending on their natal river. Alaskans Own’s coho salmon are harvested in Southeast Alaska’s troll fishery, which typically runs July - September. Coho salmon has a mild flavor, bright red flesh and firm texture that makes it widely popular among fish connoisseurs. Their size and excellent color retention make them particularly amenable to both freezing and smoking.