Mad River Steelhead Stewards

Who are the Mad River Steelhead Stewards Volunteer Anglers? Founded in 2015, the Mad River Steelhead Stewards is a volunteer angler program that assists in catching and providing natural broodstock steelhead to the California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) Mad River Hatchery in Blue Lake.  The Stewards under the guidance and supervision of theContinue reading “Mad River Steelhead Stewards”

Become a Derby Sponsor or Donor

2021 Derby Sponsor List with URL Links: Click Here! If you want us to promote your business, shoot us an email to become an official sponsor. Dear Community Members – We are asking if you or your company would like to support our organization, the Nor-Cal Guides and Sportsmen’s Association (NCGASA.org) with a donation toContinue reading “Become a Derby Sponsor or Donor”

2020 Leaderboard

Sixty anglers signed up for the inaugural Mad River Steelhead Derby. The Derby ran from Jan. 1st to Feb. 29th during the winter steelhead run. Anglers either signed up online at NCGASA.org or they signed up in person at RMI Outdoors or Bucksport Sporting Goods in Eureka. The three largest measured hatchery steelhead won cashContinue reading “2020 Leaderboard”

Crazy about the Mad River

September 29, 2010/Game And Fishing MagazineBy J.D. Richey Northern California’s Mad River lives in obscurity. To the north is the famed Klamath River, known around the world for its epic steelheading. Immediately south is the Eel River, steeped in tradition and the birthplace of the state’s steelhead sportfishery. Zane Grey and Ernest Hemingway didn’t spendContinue reading “Crazy about the Mad River”