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  • n. Plural form of chinook.


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  • The kings called chinooks outside Alaska were thick, but streamlined with tails like shovels and the general heft of a pine log.

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  • Then the "chinooks" came with their warm winds that changed the snow-laden landscape into a quagmire of mud, water, and open stretches of road which raised all kinds of havoc with the metal cleats.

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  • The newlabour gang have been told for years about the dire shortage, old sea kings now almost worn out, a few heavy lift chinooks spending more hours on the ground than in the air, where are the new mega expensive merlins?


  • September 18, 2009 at 3:38 am you are a bunch of chinooks

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  • Sunlight streamed into the water, lighting up 15 -, 20 -, and 30-pound chinooks.

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  • Sounds great, but will tese 6 'D' class chinooks be in adition to the 16 new choppers they are expecting?

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  • FLYFISHING King salmon (chinooks) require stout fly tackle — 9 - to 10-weight rods with sinking-tip lines, heavy leaders, and large, gaudy flies.

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  • That's why many chinooks over 40 pounds start to develop rosy undersides before they leave saltwater forever, but this in no way diminishes their fighting ability or edibility.

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  • I've caught many big chinooks on 3 - to 4-inch rattling plugs with large lips, such as the Wiggle Wart series by Storm Lures.

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  • A certain amount of trepidation goes with leaving the comfort of a big, deep ocean to enter a much shallower and smaller bay, estuary, or river mouth, and chinooks are nervously poised for instant flight the second something looks or feels wrong.

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