A Perfect Steelhead

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by wet line, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. wet line

    wet line New Member

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    Fishing today with a long time friend who has been totally skunked so far this year he hooked into the most perfect and gorgeous steelhead that I have seen in a long time! It was absolute chrome and fat and deep! She was a native fish and proved it oh so well.

    All 18 inches and total fish! She was definately going to be a spawner and that was good to see!

    Thank God for whitefish or I would have been skunked today!

    We were fishing the Snoqualmie today and I think that there are some other small steelhead in the river after seeing my friends and comparing some of the fish I have LDRED in the last week or so.

    Dave
     
  2. Nailknot

    Nailknot Active Member

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    18"- maybe a one salt. Could it have been a src/bow? Sounds like a pretty fish.
     
  3. Steelheader

    Steelheader Only 3 more years until I can think like a fish.

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    Where are the pics?
     
  4. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    18" bow what a nice little fish ;)
     
  5. Jumbo

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    that's called a trout out here, son
     
  6. spanishfly

    spanishfly Steelberg

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    Jumbo,

    A steelhead is a an anadromous version of a rainbow trout...
     
  7. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    Hhmmm, I wonder if you were the two guys that were leaving just as I pulled in. Two trucks, one full size maybe maroon, one small with cap? I saw the trucks there earlier so I went up river to fish. Came back and saw two guys getting ready to leave so I pulled in to kick some dirt and shoot some shite before heading down around the bend, but my timing was off.

    TC
     
  8. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    I caught a couple of those on the 'cow' a couple of weeks ago. i knew they were steelies because the adipose was gone.