Definition of steelhead
: an anadromous rainbow trout —called also steelhead trout
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LAKE SONOMA Small steelhead are hitting in pretty good numbers, along with a few bass to 4 pounds.
Among his accomplishments, Pratt provided justification and pushed for more protective steelhead regulations on the Brule River.
Vic penciled in an image of her landing her first summer steelhead on the river's bank.
Salmon and steelhead fishing is limited to daylight hours.
The area also is known for steelhead and lake trout.
That can include combinations of hatchery summer chinook, sockeye and one hatchery steelhead.
The creek, Bueren said, has potential to attract spawning steelhead trout.
Unlike dams closer to the mouth of the Columbia, the Grand Coulee wasn't built with fish ladders, wiping out migrations of salmon and steelhead.
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