Mad River Allance & California Trout

Humboldt Steelhead Days

Fishing Contest

Blackberry Bramble BBQ, Microbrews, Prizes

at Humboldt County: Mad & Eel River

Time: 7:00am     Day: Tuesday     Ages: All Ages     Price: $25
This Event Has Ended

Brought to you by Mad River Alliance and California Trout

Your purchased dinner ticket enters you in the Humboldt Steelhead Days $4,000 prize pool!

For more up to date info, visit our Mad River Alliance Facebook page.


More than $4,000+ in donated cash & prizes will be given away at the awards dinner! Prizes include: Thule Roof Racks, Amerigas Crab Pots and Burners, Cabela’s Fly Rods, All Kinds of Fishing Gear from RMI Outdoors, Pacific Outfitters and Mckinleyville Ace Home & Garden Center, a $400 Guided Drift Boat Trip with Fishing the North Coast with Kenny Priest and Rivers Edge Fishing with Micah Woolworth, Kokatat Personal Floatation Devices, a Mr. Heater – Buddy from Blue Star Gas and more to come


With your HSD ticket, you’ll receive free entry to Awards Dinner catered by Blackberry Bramble BBQ and featuring award-winning Mad River Brewing Company’s microbrews. The dinner will be held at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka on Sat. Feb. 7 from 6pm to 10pm. Fishermen who have bought a HSD dinner ticket will be automatically entered to win prizes. Fishermen (with HSD ticket) who also sent in their fishing photos will be entered to win even bigger prizes as part of the photo contest!

For Fish Photo Submission & Contest Categories: click here. 


The 2nd year of Humboldt Steelhead Days will include a extended fishing contest range
from the Mad River (hatchery) in Blue Lake off the 299 to the **Eel River (catch & release) off Hwy 101 down to Leggett area.

(Mad River Map: click here)

(Eel River Map: click here).

For Fishing Guidelines, click here.


For Fish Photo Submission & Contest Categories: click here.
You can fish for one day, two days or not at all. It’s up to you! 
Your ticket/donation will go toward future river restorations, so be a part of it — even if you don’t fish.


Please visit our Mad River Alliance Facebook page for up to date information on this Humboldt event
or check out California Trout North Coast Region’s website.


Need a hotel room, call 1-800-RED-LION Hotel in Eureka, just off HWY 101 and ask for the “STEELHEAD,” reduced room rate package. You’ll receive a FREE ticket to HSD and a California Welcome gift bag.

Saturday, Feb. 7 @ 6 pm- 10 pm • Wharfinger Building/Eureka (Free with HSD ticket)

Awards Celebration Dinner catered by Blackberry Bramble BBQ (tri-tip)
• Steelhead Slideshow of all the submitted fish catches you sent us

• Keynote Speaker: Retired HSU Fisheries professor Terry Reolofs

• Prizes, Awards & Raffle

• Mad River Brewing Co.’s award-winning microbrews

Steelhead Vineyards wine from Sonoma

• A screening of Wild Reverence, the Wild Steelhead’s Last Stand
directed by Shane Anderson of North Fork Studios.