The Smith River is the crown jewel of California's steelhead rivers. This wild, rugged river boasts a crafty wild steelhead population unrivaled in size and cunning in California. Drifting through 2000 year old redwoods, on the last undammed river in CA, with a chance to break the state record on every cast calls anglers back to the Smith year after year. Winter steelhead on the Smith River can humble even the most skilled anglers. Bites can be subtle and these Smith steelies know every trick in the book, so it's best to get a full night's sleep before your trip.