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The average-sized “A” run steelhead is between 23 and 26 inches and weighs four to six pounds, while “B” run steelhead spend more time in the ocean and return much larger, typically 31 to 34 inches and 10 to 13 pounds. Some are upwards of 20 pounds. Pictured is Ryan Spiller of Boise with a “B” run steelhead of about 12 pounds caught and released in the South Fork of the Clearwater River.

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