First Steelhead!

First Steelhead!

V. Ted Peterson

Manteno Illinois



Caught on a 13" spey fly rod. Guided by Dustin Harley of Ripple Guide Service.


Have fished with Dustin before. Really knows his waters and where to find the fish.

Is a great guy for a fly fisherman.

This was my first time steelhead fishing and I landed a trophy. What a great day.


Species: Rainbow Trout/Steelhead

Date Caught: 11/16/2012


Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 30"

Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Lure | fly

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