following are a series of stories and articles that relate to Washington
State's chum salmon resource.
An article describing why chum salmon in Washington State should be appreciated
for their successes when other species have declined, and for their continuing
contributions to local fisheries.
Names the Salmon
A Chehalis Indian legend about how the spirit Honne named the different
kinds of salmon and told each the streams they would inhabit and the seasons
of their lives. The legend relates how the chum salmon was designated
as the "Chief of the Fish", and came to have its unique "coat
A story about chum salmon fighting to overcome obstacles to their upstream
migration to the spawning grounds.