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1. Steelhead introduction. (1 of 20)

Why should you bother chasing these fish at all? Aren’t the rivers crowded? Is it worth the effort?
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Video Transcript:

Steelhead, or lake run rainbows, are found throughout the Great Lakes region of the U.S.and Canada. It's a chance to catch a very large rainbow trout on the fly. Yeah, sometimes the rivers are crowded, and many of these fish are hatchery-raised. But access to these great fisheries is available to anglers in populated areas, with most rivers open to the public, and with the right timing, the opportunity to cast a fly over vast numbers of large fish.