North Coast California Steelhead Rivers

A North Coast California river the South Fork of the Eel runs emerald in color during winter.

A California steelhead river the South Fork of the Eel has a strong winter run.

A California steelhead being released back to its coastal river home.

A Classic North Coast California river the Smith River runs completely wild to the ocean.

The Smith River supports a strong run of wild steelhead and king salmon.

The South Fork of the Smith River is one of California's crown jewels in the Wild & Scenic River System.

A north coast steelhead river the South Fork of the Eel flows through giant redwood trees.