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Left to right-Larry Myers at Elk Creek in January 2007; steelhead in Trout Run; Jeff Waters and Dave Doud, Jr. with a pair of nice steelhead from 20 Mile Creek; 27 inch, 7 pound steelhead that Dave Dudukovich caught and released in Elk Creek in January 2006
Steelhead You Think You Can Beat ME?
Thousands have tried. Can you succeed fishing Erie’s famous steelhead waters? Erie waters are among the best trophy fisheries in the world. Dozens of tributaries. Presque Isle Bay. Miles of public access. A million juvenile steelhead are stocked each year. Locals know, the best times to fish steelhead are fall, winter and early spring. Some premier fishing spots are highlighted in the map below. Learn more by reading where-to and how-to information on this page. See you in Erie!
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Caught in PA
Scott with a nice steelhead caught from Elk Creek in October 2010 Stealhead fishing on Elk Creek Steelhead fishing at Elk Creek
Dave Doud with a nice steelhead from 20 Mile Creek in 2007 Eunfa and Minyoung Shin of Carnegie Mellon University with a steehead from Walnut Creek
Biggest PA catches in 2012 (not pictured)
  1. 15 lb. 9 oz.—Lake Erie
  2. 15 lb. 8 oz.—Lake Erie
  3. 15 lb. 4 oz.—Walnut Creek
  4. 15 lb. 3 oz.—Lake Erie
  5. 15 lb.—Walnut Creek
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