Catch the three Biggest Hatchery Fish on two Rivers!
Must be registered (sign up) for entry in the Steelhead Hatchery Fishing Contest.
Your $10.00 registration fee automatically enters you into the contest on the Mad & Trinity Rivers.
You can also register at RMI Outdoors in Eureka, Mad River Tackle in Arcata and at the Mad River Brewing Co. in January of 2019. Check out the fishing contest leaderboard on our Facebook page or Instagram. We will post updates as we go.
* Retractable measuring tapes are available at the CA Dept. Fish & Wildlife Office in Old Town Eureka on 619 Second Street. Call (707) 445-6493. They are open from 8am to 5pm, closed for lunch.
* Please grab a copy of the CA Sportfishing Regulations book and make sure you read the regs for each river before fishing. Also, read the CA supplement regs book which is effective from March 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, click here.
*If you catch a wild fish (not eligible for the contest, but we are happy to post your photos), please keep their gills submerged if you’re taking a photo. A wild fish will have a full adipose fin present.