- n. Plural form of sockeye.
“The middle of June brought the first king salmon, scouts sent on ahead of the "sockeyes;" but Boyd made no effort to take advantage of this run, laboring manfully to prepare for the advance of the main army, that terrific horde that was soon to come from the mysterious depths, either to make or ruin him.”
“For Albert and his friends to take 148 sockeyes from this fragile system is unconscionable, regardless of their heritage, and regardless of the conflict between state and federal laws.”
“What the hell do you do with 148 sockeyes anyways?”
“Two of us netted 26 sockeyes and 5 Kings in a couple hours.”
“There will be silvers, chums, sockeyes, humpies, a late king or two, and the errant rainbow.”
“We timed our launch for a shot at four of the five Alaska salmon species — kings, pinks, sockeyes, and chums — with a wild-card chance for coho and the Alaska Grand Slam of salmon.”
“We fought sockeyes, kings, and wolf-fanged chum salmon.”
“For silvers and sockeyes in rivers and streams, 8 - and 9-weights work fine.”
“They played and bumped into me as I loaded more wood onto the fire in the smokehouse, where the last load of sockeyes is being smoked in a baste of ancho, jalapena and tequila.”
“When the fishermen were getting only ten cents apiece for sockeyes, salmon was selling at fifteen cents a pound tin," MacRae observed.”
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