California's Trinity River Awash With Steelhead

The number of steelhead showing up in the Trinity this season is also drawing large numbers of anglers from those areas like the Sacramento Valley where fishing is slow. “This year’s run is headed toward eclipsing last year’s record return of these sea-run rainbow trout. The weir counts at Willow Creek on the lower end of the river have been consistently over 1,000 fish per week. In contrast, I can remember years when the entire run was counted in hundreds for an entire season.” Denis Peirce on

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