The sea-run rainbow trout!
There’s something magical about steelhead. Maybe it’s because we know so little about this special fish. Where does it dwell in the ocean, what does it eat…and why, when it returns to freshwater to spawn, does it grab flies? Truth is, answers to these questions aren’t required to participate in the sport. In fact, it might be better to leave a bit of the unknown unanswered and just enjoy the savage tug of a chrome fish.
Below are perfectly-balanced fly fishing solutions for every type of steelhead fly fishing technique.