One who is fighting hard to keep their head above water in an uphill battle in the sea of life
A potent image in mythology is the salmon of knowledge, which signifies knowledge of other worlds (the lands beneath the sea) and of otherworldly things. This conforms to shamanistic belief that creatures have the ability to visit other dimensions.
Psychological / emotional perspective: In common with most fish when they appear in dreams, the salmon signifies our basic urges – most often the need for survival. By being able to put in effort we reap the rewards of our actions.
Material aspects: In modern medicine the omega 3 oil that is in salmon is a powerful brain food. When the salmon appears in dreams we may need such a substance or be being warned that we need to pay attention to our intellectual pursuits.
Gives gender - specific: The salmon signifies abundance and masculinity and is also phallic. In its fight to mate by swimming upstream it can also symbolize the sperm and may do so in men’s dreams. Often a salmon can appear in a woman’s dream as a symbol of her wish for pregnancy, whether this is a conscious wish or not.
To dream of salmon suggests that you possess great determination to prevail over any trials and challenges you may face in the pursuit of success. Communicating and managing your feelings are tasks that you find relatively effortless.
May be a phallic symbol, but, as with all fish symbols, it usually points to the attitude of the dreamer toward his emotions.
Folklore: Family squabble.
1. Wisdom, insights.
Dreams of salmon represent that you trust your gut instinct and inner knowing, even if it is against all odds and against the tide of conventional paradigms. Alternatively, this dream might be giving you the message to go back to your roots, back to the beginning, to understand how you arrived at this place in your life.
If you dream of the silver on the salmon, then this represents wealth and riches is within your grasp. See Fish.
The salmon signifies abundance and masculinity and is phallic. In its fight to mate by swimming upstream it can also symbolise the sperm. Often a salmon can appear in a woman’s dream as a symbol of her wish for pregnancy.
In common with most fish when they appear in dreams, the salmon signifies our basic urges most often the need for survival. By- being able to put in effort we reap the rewards of our actions.
In mythology the salmon signifies knowledge of other worlds (the lands beneath the sea) and of other-worldly things. This refers principally to the subconscious.
Dreaming of salmon, denotes that much good luck and pleasant duties will employ your time.
For a young woman to eat it, foretells that she will marry a cheerful man, with means to keep her comfortable.
To dream of salmon leaping up a swift stream, is a sign to a young unmarried woman that her future husband will be happy-go-lucky, and as fortunate in business matters as he is in social affairs.
A dream denoting division and strike in the family (Gypsy).