landlocked salmon

noun
a variety of the Atlantic Ocean salmon, Salmo salar, confined to the freshwater lakes of New England and adjacent areas of Canada.
Also called lake salmon.


Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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Many rainbow trout and landlocked salmon are caught by trolling on the surface during spring and fall.
Landlocked salmon are also present and provide an important ancillary fishery.
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