Lito Tejada-Flores, a world class mountaineer, once wrote "you never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.
This has been an interesting year. In most Junes of the most recent 30-some years, I've spent a lot of hours chasing king salmon and razor clams. Due to the scarcity of these species this season, I've neither fished nor clammed.
So, you think you know a few things about salmon. These 10 questions will put your knowledge to the test.
1. The thick, dark substance located between the swim bladder and the spine of a salmon is:
a. coagulated blood
c. spinal fluid