STEELHEAD AKA RAINBOW
Steelhead have an elongated and slightly compressed body with a squared tail covered with spots. The inside of the mouth is white and will display 12 or less rays in the anal fin. There are generally small spots on the top of the head and back above the lateral line , including the dorsal and adipose fins. The body color of the Steelhead varies with the back being darker , ranging from steel blue to green to almost brown, the cheek and sides are silvery with an occasionally pink to red stripe. The belly is silvery white. The Steelhead is an extremely popular, widely enjoyed, gamefish aggressively taking baits and giving a good fight at the surface, often jumping clear out of the water. Steelhead can be found throughout the season . Average weight: 2-16 pounds.