Spin and Plug Fishing Gear for Salmon River Steelhead

Steelhead Fishing Tackle List  – Spin and Plug

Silver Cloud Expeditions will provide all tackle and rods for your fishing day. If you decide to bring your own, here is a Steelhead fishing tackle list of recommend equipment:

  • Medium weight 2-piece rod
  • High quality reel loaded with 10 – 12 pound test mono, balanced to cast ½ to 1 ounce lures
  • 2 dozen ½ to 3/4 ounce steelhead spoons and spinners (see below)
  • Size 5 or 6 snap swivels
  • Pocket size lure box
  • Waders (will keep you warmer) or hip boots

Steelhead Spoons, Plugs & Spinners

Lures should be heavy enough to work with 10 to 12 pound test monofilament, and to cast effectively. Many different shapes and sizes can work but they should be ½ to 3/4 ounce. silver, gold, copper, green, chartreuse, orange and blue lures or combinations of these colors work best.

Spoons, Plugs:

  • KO Wobbler
  • Steelies
  • Little Cleo
  • Krocodile
  • Daredevil
  • Casting Hot Shot

Size 5 Spinners:

  • Mepps (yellow beads/red blades work best)
  • Rooster Tail
  • Panther Martin

Steelhead Fishing on the Salmon River

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Spin and Plug Fishing Gear for Salmon River Steelhead was last modified: January 3rd, 2020 by Sean Bierle