The mainstem sockeye fishery will close as of Friday, June 28 due to high effort and catch rates.

Redband rainbow trout

Chances are, if you catch a native (not stocked) rainbow trout in a river east of the Cascades, it’s a redband.

a redband trout is caught in a black mesh net. The fish is a purple color on the side with pale red on the top of the back