Celebrating all things Steelhead!

Special Mad River Access, casting and rigging clinics, steelhead expos & seminars, spawning and restoration tours, a steelhead-themed fine art exhibition, fishy films & live theater and much more for the angler and non-angler alike.
Family-friendly events throughout Humboldt County. So, bring the kids!

So Many Ways to Win

Biggest Fish! Contest: Three rivers. Three contests-on the Mad, the Trinity, and the Eel. Your ten dollar HSD registration fee automatically enters you to compete and win.

Essence of Angling Photography Contest: Capture the spirit and beauty of angling in Humboldt. Your ten dollar HSD registration fee automatically enters you to compete and win.

Learn More about Cash and Prizes

Peak of the Run Events

Humboldt Steelhead Days promotes a wide array of weekend events during the ‘peak of the run’, from early January to late February. From a gourmet Farm to Table dinner, and the popular IF4 film festival, to steelhead expos, casting and rigging clinics, and restoration and spawning tours in each watershed, there is something for everybody younger or older, angler and non-angler alike.

Check the Calendar 

Lodging & Dining Discounts

Humboldt Steelhead Days works closely with the Humboldt Lodging Alliance to provide visitors with quality accommodations in each of our three watersheds, many at special rates. Your $10.00 registration fee in Humboldt Steelhead Days provides you with a membership and discount card honored at dozens of hotels and inns throughout Humboldt County.

Register for discount Card