Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 kicks off the first day of the Humboldt Steelhead Days fishing contest! The contest runs until Friday, Feb. 17, 2018 (5pm cut off) with a awards ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mad River Brewing Co., in Blue Lake, CA.
The 3 biggest hatchery steelhead caught on both the Mad River and Trinity River are eligible to win prizes. Catch a steelhead; measure the steelhead from nose to tail with a measuring tape; take a photo of the whole fish with the tape; and then submit your photo to Humboldt Steelhead Days by posting them to the HSD Facebook page with the hashtag #hsd or #humboldtsteelheaddays or you can submit your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org to enter. If you catch a wild steelhead, please keep it submerged in the river. You can send us a photo and we’ll post to our social media for strictly bragging rights. #keepemwet
HSD prize pool includes: Douglas Outdoors Steelhead Spinning Rod with gear, Willie Boats gear and a $100 gift certificate, Kokatat $200 Hydrus Wading Pants with socks with hats and T-shirts, Redwood Coast Music Festival Tickets, gifts from Coast Central, Pacific Outfitters, RMI Outdoors, gift certificates from Lube Central, Almquist Lumber, Miller Farms, 3Gs Hay and Mr. Fish Seafood, items from a River’s Last Chance, HSD Hoodies and Hats, Side-Drifting for Steelhead autographed book from Amato Publications, items from Mad River Manufacturing, items from Omeals and more!
You must register by making a $10 donation to Humboldt Steelhead Days either by mail with a downloadable form, by clicking here. Or by registering online below. Or register at these locations in January 2018: RMI Outdoors, Mad River Tackle, or Mad River Brewing Co.