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A small, landlocked sockeye salmon, often stocked in lakes.

[Perhaps from Shuswap (Salishan language of British Columbia) kəknǽxw.]
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(Animals) a landlocked salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka kennerlyi, of lakes in W North America: a variety of sockeye
[probably from Kokanee Creek, in SE British Columbia]
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More than 1 million people annually visit the Lake Sammamish State Park, which is also home to a curious little red fish called the Kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
The kokanee salmon is a dwarf, landlocked, freshwater form of the sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) native to the Pacific coast of northwestern North America and northeastern Asia (Scott and Crossman, 1973).
A report had appeared in the Creston Valley Advance in the year 2000 after the Kokanee Summit in Creston, a music festival, which accused Trudeau of "groping" and "inappropriately handling" a young female scribe who was covering the festival.
The incident occurred at the Kokanee Summit in Creston, B.C., in 2000, where a female reporter was covering the event for the Creston Valley Advance.
Downriggers are arguably one of the most important pieces of hardware needed for fishing specific species of game fish including but not limited to Salmon, Kokanee, Trout, King Fish, and several additional prized species.
The Idaho lakes where Palaniuk learned to fish big baits contain kokanee, a landlocked form of sockeye salmon.
Most infamously, at Flathead Lake, Montana, the shrimp torpedoed the popular kokanee salmon fishery and helped push the bull trout onto the threatened species list.
Then, you might have come to view the lunker Kokanee salmon and brown trout that migrate up the Deschutes River from the Wickiup Reservoir in September, or the bald eagles and osprey that are enticed by the spawning fish.
Seminar topics include trout fishing, bass fishing, spring Chinook fishing and kokanee fishing.
First, genetically identifying juvenile salmon to species level would have significantly increased costs to differentiate juvenile Sockeye from Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka; nonanadromous form of Sockeye Salmon), which also occur in the lake.
It's not a really long drive to the nearest place to enjoy a cold Labatt or Kokanee, but during winter it can be kinda hazardous, and you couldn't bring a six-pack home with you.