Steelhead Days Makes Mad River Debut




Mad River Steelhead Days 2014

Mad River Steelhead Days, take place along the shores of the Mad River, from January 25th through February 8th.   

Saturday January 25th is our family oriented Kick-off Day at the Blue Lake Business Park.

Featuring workshops for families who want to learn how to fish, led by local experts helping you rig your line like a pro.

Arts & crafts throughout the day for the kids.

Family friendly variety show in the evening featuring local string band Kingfoot, and all things fishy hosted by Dell’ Arte International!

This two week family fun fishing event encourages us to get out into the Mad River and hook a Hatchery Steelhead. Verify your catch at Mad River Tackle in Arcata or Redwood Marine in Eureka.

Contest Categories include:

First Fish of the Day (each day!), Best Fish Photo, Last Fish In, and many more daily winners!
Prizes Include: 

Guided Drift Boat Trip with Kenny Priest of North Coast Fishing ($400 value)

Guided Fishing Trip with Gary Blasi of Full Throttle Sportfishing, ($350 value)

A THULE Cargo Box valued at $500,

Fishing Gear, Rods, Reels and much more!

Your donation to Mad River Alliance registers you for Mad River Steelhead Days. 

$35 for Adults,   ages12-18 $25,    Kids 0-12 Free!

Once you are registered you get: 

1) Membership to Mad River Alliance ($35 value)

2) Entrance to all Shows and Workshops ($30 value)

(Fishing workshop, Dell’ Arte International variety show, music by The Hip Joint, and more!)

3) Chance to win prizes daily!

4) Entry to Awards Dinner ($25 value)

5) $10 in Blue Bucks to be used at Blue Lake Casino!

That’s a $100 value for just $35 bucks!  And you have another excuse to go fishing!  

Awards Celebration Dinner ($25 value!) 

February 8th from 6-10pm in the Blue Lake Casino’s Sapphire Palace. Prizes will be awarded throughout the evening’s festivities.  Opening Ceremony by local Wiyot Tribal leader Cheryl SeidnerKeynote speaker Mitch Farro, North Coast Fisheries Restoration Expert. After desert, the fun continues with music by local funk/soul band The Hip Joint, and more chances to win amazing prizes!

This is a great winter gift idea for the fish lovers in your life. 

Proceeds benefit programs of Mad River Alliance. 

Register and automatically qualify to win.

To enter Mad River Steelhead Days, register at; Blue Lake Casino

Mad River Tackle in Arcata,     Redwood Marine in Eureka,    Pacific Outfitters, mail registration donation to Mad River Alliance at P.O. Box 1252, Blue Lake, CA 95525, on line at  HYPERLINK “” or  HYPERLINK “”

Upon registration you will receive a full contest rules.  Sign up now! Tickets are limited!