California Steelhead - Coastal Chrome

California Steelhead - Coastal Chrome
Redwood Hike

After being spoiled with a once in a lifetime Argentina trip, I had the swinging fly addiction in full force.. And there's nothing like the winter months and chasing California Steelhead. The fish tend to be the biggest in the state and are straight in from the ocean making them incredibly hot!

This year we've had unusually low rainfall totals, which had made this a banner season with more fishable days than normal years.

Here are some highlights from this year's season!

  //www.flyfisherman.com/files/2012/03/IMG_5888-300x187.jpg 
Fog Swing
 
  //www.flyfisherman.com/files/2012/03/IMG_5932-300x200.jpg 
Greg Kennedy and a Coastal chromer Redwood Cast!
 

Get Your Fish On.

Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Casting Backhand in Tight Quarters

Casting Backhand in Tight Quarters

A backhand cast is when you use your backcast to deliver the fly.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Master fly tier Charlie Craven discuss the tools and materials needed to tie the Black Beauty.

Bahamas - Bonefish

Bahamas - Bonefish

Conway casts for his personal best bonefish while fishing the Grand Bahama islands.

Fly Fishing for Taimen in Mongolia

Fly Fishing for Taimen in Mongolia

Finding giant Mongolia taimen and a state of enlightenment.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

You don't always catch large trout in these alpine lakes and streams, but even the small ones are brightly colored treasures. Trout

Alpine Lakes for Remote Monsters

Landon Mayer - April 18, 2018

You don't always catch large trout in these alpine lakes and streams, but even the small ones...

Fly-Fisherman Editor Ross Purnell shares his top five best trout fishing destinations in the world. Worldwide

5 Best Trout Fishing Spots in the World

Ross Purnell, Editor

Fly-Fisherman Editor Ross Purnell shares his top five best trout fishing destinations in the...

Best Panfish Flies Flies

Best Panfish Flies

Skip Morris

Best Panfish Flies

American River California United States

American River California

MIchael Wier - March 23, 2017

American River California

See More Trending Articles

More Trout

Crane Flies, Damselflies, and Mice all stand out in a crowd because these meals supply the fish with the maximum amount of nutrition for the smallest amount of effort. Trout

Crane Flies, Damselflies, and Mice

Landon Mayer - June 29, 2017

Crane Flies, Damselflies, and Mice all stand out in a crowd because these meals supply the...

Finicky Trout Trout

Food For Finicky Trout

Matthew Supinski - February 01, 2016

Finicky Trout

Learn to adapt to changing water conditions in Trout

Fishing Tailwater Brown Trout

Blane Chocklett - June 29, 2016

Learn to adapt to changing water conditions in "Fishing Tailwater Brown Trout."

Relinquish claims to ancestral land and waters situated at the mouth of the Skeena River, so that the Malaysian-owned conglomerate could build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal there. Council members voted on the Petronas offer. Trout

Occupying the Skeena

Steven Hawley - July 25, 2018

Relinquish claims to ancestral land and waters situated at the mouth of the Skeena River, so...

See More Trout

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.