Chrome native male steelhead from "Living Waters" pool.

Chrome native male steelhead from
Beached big native buck steelhead

Jim Martin

Seabeck Washington

I was fishing solo from the bank in low, clear water conditions. I was using 20 lb braid mainline, 12 lb fluorocarbon leader, slip float with in-line sinker and a 1/8 oz 1st Bite steelhead jig. This is my largest steelhead to date in my 4th season of steelhead fishing. I was a subscriber to In-Fisherman from 1980-85. I really appreciate your message of catch & release fishing! I have a great release photo that I can share if wanted.Jim

Species: Rainbow Trout/Steelhead

Date Caught: 02/15/2013

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 3

Length: 37 3/4"


Lure / Bait used: Lure | orange, 1/8 oz jig

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