Welcome to the Nor-Cal Guides & Sportsmen Association’s annual Steelhead Derby on the Mad River in Northern California. Participating anglers fished from January 1 to March 31, 2021. Prizes are awarded to the biggest hatchery steelhead caught.

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The 2021 Derby Winners are:

The 3 Winning Biggest Fish in the Adult Category are:  1) 36 and 1/4 inches caught by Zach Hunter on 2/13/21 ($500 check) 2) 35 inches caught by Brian Larsen on 2/ 21/21 ($300 check) 3) 34 and 3/4 inches caught by Athan Andronico on 2/19/21 ($150 check) Youth Division Winner (16 years and under) 1) 31 & 1/2 inches caught by Rocco Previde (16 yrsContinue reading “The 2021 Derby Winners are:”

Measure your hatchery steelhead from closed mouth to fork of the tail with tape on top of the fish.