Steelhead Bites Demystified


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Long-time author Larry Ellis describes the different bites that anglers may, or may not experience during a day’s pursuit of this iconic species. Larry offers advice to beginning and experienced steelheaders on what even the most subtle steelhead bite feels like.

Technique & Target: Become better at detecting steelhead bites. 2 pages.

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If you’ve been struggling to catch your first steelhead, if you’re one of the many anglers who perceive steelhead as mythical fish that can only be caught by the privileged few, or even if you are an experienced steelheader just