Hatchery steelhead on the Klamath do exist

Klamath River - Middle

Photo Credit: Ironhead Guide Service

by Mario Gomez

The Solis family had an amazing trip with ironhead guide service and even got to take a RARE Klamath River hatchery fish home. I have caught and resleased over 400 fish in the last 3 weeks and when i looked at the missing adipose fin on this little hen i almost thought i was seeing things.

The spawn continues to evolve and more fish are showing up daily. Each day I continue to check historic spawning areas and every day a few more fish bite our hooks. Its like the fish finally got the memo and are cooperating with us. The 2017 fall steelhead season is shaping up to be one to remember it's like I'm fishing in Kalaska you know (klamath+Alaska) hahaha. The signs point to a great winter steelhead run on the klamath so you might want to get off your phone and book your trip ASAP because I have a feeling my days will fill fast.

Mario Gomez is a Northern California and Southern Oregon professional fishing guide that chases salmon, trout, and steelhead on the most productive rivers in the Northwest. Pro guide Mario Gomez has spent his entire life fishing the Klamath River, but also follows the circuit and targets the California and Oregon coastal streams each year. If you are interested in fishing the Klamath River, Smith River, Chetco River, Umpqua River and Rogue River click on the website and book your trip today. To learn more about Mario visit Ironhead Guide Service, you can also find him on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or call him anytime @ (530) 598-0530.

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