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Photo of the Day: A Salty Fresh Oregon Chinook Salmon

Written by: Phil Monahan

This chrome Chinook fell for a size 6 Clouser Minnow and put Marz’s 10-weight H2 to the test.
Photo courtesy Brian Marz

Orvis-endorsed Oregon guide Brian Marz, who is now also the Fishing Manager at Orvis Portland Store, send in this picture of a beautiful king salmon, clearly fresh from the salt, taken on a Beaver State coastal river. Marz estimates that the fish was just under 20 pounds.