South Santiam River

Linn - Oregon

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  1. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Caught at Yellowbottom creek near Quartzville, Oregon

    1. robbyd 0
      Nice reel
    2. Noah Seeley 0
      That's a monster in my mind
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  2. Details: Steelhead Trout

    This one fought Amazing, had to go down stream after him before we went up stream and caught himself around a rock, line almost snapped. Keep in mind it was 5 in ...more the morning and was still dark out so pretty intense fight. Summer Steelhead season is just about over

  3. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Caught right around 5:30 am before light on a charged glow corky. I never knew how deadly this method was but now the season is almost over.. Wish I could catch ...more these everyday of the year here. Nice fresh chrome steelhead too

    1. Bass_Fisher101 0
    2. jokerman8029 0
      10ish lbs @Bass_Fisher101
    3. Bass_Fisher101 0
      How much did it weigh?
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  4. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Went to the drift hole at 4:30 am and caught this Beauty at 5am between 7 other people. First steely on corky and yarn. Forgot my net and almost lost him at the ...more bank but I managed to kick him up

    1. joshr9060 0
      Another great steelie. Great job man I'm dying for the run up here
  5. Details: Chinook/King Salmon

    Wasn't catching any steelies about 4pm. Hot clear day no much activity.. Switched from bobber and jig to a Cleo and boom, Salmon limit in 3 casts. And. Bunch ...more of eggs I can cure from them, fought good too and cut red

  6. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Went out fishing this morning around 4 AM an hour or so before daylight, this salmon nailed my spoon before light, lost one other fish before him. And once daylight ...more hit I decided to try and catch a steelhead too, 10th cast or so my float sunk and fish on! Back home before 6 am to sleep. These fish fight like no other and great meat too. The tug is my drug!

    1. jokerman8029 0
      @maxandlil our steelhead season is just about over:(
    2. maxandlil 0
      Jealous buddy ! I can't chase those fish till sept.
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  7. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Biggest!!!! Steelhead Iv ever caught or seen on this river! Put up a hell of a fight. Netted it by myself, was slow all morning and I put on a different color jig ...more I never thought of using, Black head and purple pink maribou, for a summer steelhead! It weighed 17.5 lbs, 31 inches by 21inches.

    1. BigBuckMD 0
      Great steel! Congrats
    2. Wyatt Prappas 0
      Sweet chromer man 🖒
    3. joshr9060 0
      Big steelhead man very nice. Congrats on the pb as well
    4. Sean Wilms 0
      Nice fish!
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  8. Details: Chinook/King Salmon

    Went out before work wasn't a lot of people out today, 5th cast and my bobber just sunk from this nice hen. Which put up a hell of a fight, swallowed my jig ...more down its throat! Fishing in about 6FOW. The meat cut bright red despite the fishes color.

    1. JR Giffin 0
    2. 1kouroshavin 0
      good job
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  9. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Went out with my girlfriend around 3pm, river was crowded with people, I stepped in the crowd and on my third cast hooked this beauty of a summer steelhead. He hit ...more in 4 FOW I had my jig just licking the bottom under my float. Crystal clear water this time of year. Fought really hard but only jumped twice

  10. Details: Steelhead Trout

    Biggest, chromest and hardest fighting steelhead Iv caught , watched him surface infront of me before casting upstream of him and watching him down my jig! Sight ...more fishing hard fighting steelhead is the best. This is what I live for. Was hot around 6pm and 90 degrees out. Was behind a boulder 6 feet down

    1. jokerman8029 0
    2. joshr9060 0
      your right about that my friend
    3. jokerman8029 0
      Thanks josh, no fish better in the world than steelhead! @joshr9060
    4. joshr9060 0
      Seeing these pics makes me miss these fish so much. Cant wait till my season come around. Another great catch bro
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