A Few Adult Steelhead Around But Not A Ton

Mad River - Arcata, CA

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Fishing The North Coast

by Kenny Priest
12-24-2020
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There are a few adult steelhead around but not a ton, according to Justin Kelly of Eureka’s RMI Outdoors. He said, “There’s fish scattered from the hatchery down, but the lower river seems to be producing better. Right now, there’s about an even mix of hatchery and wild. There’s also a large number of half-pounders in the river now. I can’t remember seeing this many.” Flows are predicted to reach 2,600 cfs on Saturday morning and will likely be muddy through the weekend.


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