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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....


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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    Quote Originally Posted by salmonid View Post
    Good thread! Sad to see the steelies decline so much down south. Heard the LA river used to have an epic run back in the day. Fish need good water tho.
    I think the Chinook ran all the way down to the Ventura river.

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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    They left me with the impression they werent messing around lol! The surf was awesome too!

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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff E View Post
    Started chasing Steelhead in Southern California back when it was legal. Anybody have any Stories about Southern Cali. Steelhead? I will share one first, I was scouting Malibu creek in the early eighties and bumped into a hard core Steelhead guy who told me that he would sneak into the Point Mugu Naval base and sit under the bridge at the head of tide (Mugu Lagoon). The mouth is always open and in season he would get a Steelhead there that followed the freshwater scent on a gob of Nitecrawlers. I wanted to go do that so bad but I already had a court appearance for sneaking across the Lagoon to surf the inlet there and the next tiicket would mean $500 and or 6 mos in jail lol.
    Wow! That's such a steep fine and penalty just for surfing the inlet.

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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    Am taking a newbie to Lake Casitas and in checking up on it found a video of a native rainbow in smolt colors going down through the fish ladder on the Ventura river nearby. The fish ladder hasnt had water in it for 5 years so it was probably a rainbow who went "rogue" lol

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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    They're looking a little too late in the year lol! http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-a...517-story.html

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    Re: Southern Claifornia Steelhead stories....

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff E View Post
    In the past few years there were landlocked spawned out adults in the Ventura river lagoon. The last 3 miles or so of that system is replenished by a 2nd stage sewage treatment plant.
    Thats what brought the run back to Malibu creek as well....

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