The basics for steelhead fly fishing are highlighted to get you on the pursuit of this great gamefish.
Steelhead fishing is the next logical step for avid trout anglers, so these are great pointers to get you going.
You’re going to want to carefully consider upping your rod from a typical 5 or 6 weight to 8 or 9 with some more length to help battle these great fighters.
If you really want to target steelhead, and also salmon, think about getting a spey rod. This is the famous rod of the Scottish angler for targeting very powerful river-run fish, and it can tackle the biggest salmon and steelhead.
Consider expanding into steelhead fishing, and to get started, head down to your local fly shop and talk to the experts.