Humboldt Steelhead Days is a three-month-long celebration designed to bring awareness to the iconic Steelhead thriving in the wild waters of Humboldt County. Held during the “Peak of the Run,” from January 1 to March 31, Humboldt Steelhead Days brings anglers from across the nation to compete for a chance to catch the legendary fish of a thousand casts, with a prize pool of more than $10,000! All proceeds go toward building community awareness, protection, and river restoration on three watersheds: Eel, Mad and Trinity Rivers.
CalTrout will be hosting events on the Eel River while our partners will be coordinating activities on the Mad and Trinity Rivers. Our partners include:
Mad River Alliance: A community driven group working to protect clean local water and the ecological integrity of the Mad River watershed for the benefit of its human and natural communities. (www.madriveralliance.org)
Mountain Community & Culture: Dedicated to bringing a community center to the Trinity River Valley as well as promoting the Trinity River Restoration Program which is designed to restore naturally-spawning populations of salmon and steelhead to near pre-dam levels. (www.facebook.com/mountaincommunityandculture/)
Humboldt Lodging Alliance: Discounted rates for Humboldt Steelhead Days participants from January to March 2017. All registered participants will receive a HSD discount card in the mail to use at participating HLA partners. (www.humboldtlodging.com)