Steelhead Alley-02-28-2018

Stream Fished: Steelhead Alley

Date: 02-28-2018

Angler Name: Randy Rowe

Angler Age: over 65

Angler Home: Wooster, Ohio

Fishing Tackle: Fly Fishing

Fish Caught: Steelhead

Steelhead Caught: 9

Comments: Harry Hoitink and I fished a NE Ohio tributary yesterday. The water was fairly high and a bit muddy, but the fish were biting. We each landed nine or more and lost nearly that many. Aside from four, 2lb "skippers", all fish were 4-7lbs. We were indicator fishing and fish took bright egg patterns, dark beadhead nymphs, and "white death", a white streamer minnow imitation. This was one of my best steelhead days in Ohio. Many of the fish were bright, indicating they had just come in from Lake Erie. I expect we we should have good steelheading the next two months. Get out on the streams!!

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