Mad River Steelhead Derby

Please join your fellow Northern Californian anglers and sportsmen for this inaugural hatchery steelhead fishing derby put on by the Nor-Cal Guides and Sportsmen’s Association (NCGASA). This Mad River steelhead derby (hatchery fish only) is for all you fishermen and women who love to fish in the Redwoods!

Mad River Steelhead Derby from DAILY Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021.
Anglers will be fishing for hatchery steelhead only during the North Coast's winter steelhead run. The three biggest measured and photographed fish will win prizes from our sponsors and local community partners. There will also be a youth prize for anglers 16 years old and under. Anglers must register to be a yearly associate member of in order to participate. Proceeds from this derby will benefit the Mad River Steelhead Stewards volunteer angler broodstock program that has partnered with the California Department of Fish & Wildlife. For more information, visit the Mad River Steelhead Derby on Facebook or Instagram. Tight lines everyone!

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