Historic Photos of Oregon Fishing

Trask River Steelhead Displayed - 1936 This fisherman appears to be posing with a freshly-caught steelhead. Posing? This does look to be just a little fast for productive fly water & he is holding a flyrod.

The Trask River runs thorough Tillamook County on the Oregon Coast. It is known for its runs of steelhead & chinook salmon.

source: Oregon State Archives
Oregon Department of Transportation
ID: OHDM002

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