18 pound steelhead

this is the bigest steelhead i have caught in 25 years of fishing! nestucca river 1/9/11 18 pounds 38 inch monster . Michael Hansel

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Bert says ... on Saturday, Jan 22 at 4:38 AM

Get you some uncle mike!!

mika bls says ... on Friday, Jan 21 at 9:33 AM

good job mikey.that is a nice size fish and i know you were excited to get one that big congrats.

WishIWasFishing says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 12:39 PM

Shucks, I see fish like that all the time… In my dreams... Great fish. Obviously you know the river and how to fish it! Congratulations.

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jan 20 at 1:19 AM

Well obviously AGHAST he is not effected by the flooding therefore it isn't his problem. Nice steelhead!!

mike d says ... on Wednesday, Jan 19 at 10:19 AM

Wow nice catch!!!!!! What were you using?

michaelhansel says ... on Wednesday, Jan 19 at 4:49 AM

it was right before the big rain started, and it is a hatchery fish !

Aghast says ... on Tuesday, Jan 18 at 2:35 PM

How could you go fishing when people are losing their homes to flooding, roads being washed away and lives are being risked daily to help?? So, are you planning on broiling it or baking it? My sister once poached a fish..That wasn't tasty.

thomas scott says ... on Tuesday, Jan 18 at 12:19 PM

holy smokes what river ? thats a nice fish and it dosnt look like a nat!

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