Steelhead and Salmon, 2004

Steelhead and Salmon Fishing, 2004

These are various photos from steelhead and salmon fishing in 2004. Over 166 Steelhead and Salmon were hooked and 111 were landed. All fish were caught fly fishing (casting).

Only hatchery raised fish can be kept, but most were released. All wild (native) steelhead and salmon were released unharmed.

(Click on any of the photos for a larger, high resolution version)

Click on this photo for other photos of Steelhead caught in 2004 on the Sandy River. 33 steelhead were caught on the Sandy River in 2004.
Seven plus pound summer run hatchery steelhead caught on the Clackamas River. This fish was caught 24 May.
Fourteen pound hatchery steelhead caught on the Kalama River 6 July 2004. Click on this photo for other photos of Steelhead caught in 2004 on the Kalama River in Washington.
Approx. eleven pound summer run hatchery steelhead caught 27 July in the Columbia River near Herman Creek. 40 steelhead were caught on the Columbia River near Herman Creek in 2004. Click on this photo for other photos of Steelhead caught in 2004 on the Columbia River near Herman Creek.
Approximate ten pound steelhead caught in the North Umpqua River. Click on the photo for more about my trip to the North Umpqua River in September 2004.
Approximate seven pound steelhead caught on Gnat Creek 16 December.
Photo is a twenty pound Spring run Chinook Salmon (Springer) caught 29 April. In addition, 25 Coho Salmon were caught on the Sandy River in 2004. Click on the photo for other salmon caught on the Sandy River in 2004.
38 pound Chinook Salmon caught 30 August on the Columbia River near Herman Creek. Click on this image for other photos of salmon caught on the Columbia River.