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Is Costco wild salmon really wild?

Asked: Jacqueline M., Last Updated:

The typical salmon found at Costco are Northwest Fish Wild White King Salmon and the Northwest Fish Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. Both fishes are said MSC certified seafood, sustainably rich in omega 3 fatty acid with no preservatives or artificial ingredients contained within as described by Costco.

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    Once fish are dead, it's best to clean them within two hours and eat them within 24 hours. You will need a method of holding your fish until you are ready to clean them. Some anglers use a stringer to keep the fish in the water.

  • What kind of fish are illegal to catch?

    Some of the fish species that are completely illegal to catch include:

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