The large hump in front of the dorsal fin on spawning males is the reason for the species's nickname, "Humpy."
Illustration by Timothy Knepp - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
In the angling community, the pink salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha
) is not generally held in the same high esteem as its cousins, the Chinook, coho, and sockeye. However, the sheer. . .Read More