Great Lakes Steelhead 101

Great Lakes Steelhead and Brown Trout Fly Fishing

For folks that are new to steelhead fly fishing, or fly fishing for steelhead and brown trout on great lakes tributaries, we’ve put together this collection of videos to help get you started. We’re lucky to have such great spawning runs of migratory trout in this area, and we should all take advantage of the extended seasons we have in the fall, as well as taking advantage of spring time spawning runs of migratory rainbows once the regular trout season has opened.


Fly Rod Selection – Selecting the right Fly Fishing Rod for great lakes steelhead, salmon and migratory brown trout.

Terminal Tackle – What you should be sure to have in your vest when targeting great lakes steelhead. Everything from strike indicators to split shot are covered here.

Indicator Setup for Great Lakes Steelhead – Two highly effective steelhead fly fishing indicator setups.

Best Flies for Great Lakes Steelhead – An excellent assortment of flies that should be in every great lakes steelheaders fly box.

Egg Fly Materials for Steelhead and Brown Trout – Covering different materials to use when tying up different egg fly patterns for great lakes steelhead and migratory brown trout.

Fly Fishing Starter Kit, Fly Tying Starter Kit, Recommended Back Road Map Book

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