Good news! Steelhead are on the way

FRANK ARMENDARIZ/THE CHRONICLEWinter steelhead (note the jawline on this female) start showing up in most of Oregon’s coastal rivers around Thanksgiving.

The silver (or chrome) lining of November is that winter steelhead will soon be in most rivers all along the Oregon coast. Steelheads actually range and are native to rivers from Southern California to Alaska’s southeast coast. Over the next couple of Anglers Logs I will, exclusively be talking steelhead. This week about the fish itself, steelhead habitat, range and some important generalities about the steelhead’s habits once they reach . . .

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