Steelhead Caught on Columbia River near Herman Creek, 2004

Steelhead Caught on the Columbia River near Herman Creek, 2004

These are selected photos of steelhead caught on the Columbia River near Herman Creek in 2004.

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Native steelhead weighing approximately eight pounds. This fish was caught on 19 July and was released unharmed.
Hatchery Steelhead caught 27 July. This Steelhead weighed approximately six pounds and was released unharmed.
Hatchery Steelhead caught 27 July. This Steelhead weighed eleven pounds.
Native steelhead weighing approximately eleven pounds. This fish was caught on 27 July and was released unharmed.
Hatchery steelhead weighing approximately five pounds. This fish was caught on 2 August and was released unharmed.
Hatchery steelhead weighing approximately eight pounds caught 3 August. This fish was not removed from the water and and was released unharmed.
On August 6, I caught two hatchery steelhead; this photo is one of the steelhead which weighed eight pounds.
On August 16, I caught four hatchery steelhead; this photo is the largest steelhead, which I kept and tagged. It weighed eleven and a half pounds.
This is an 18 plus pound steelhead I caught on 3 September. He is the largest steelhead I caught in 2004. He was released unharmed.