Definition of "steelhead" [steel•head]

  • The anadromous variety of the rainbow trout, having silvery, unstriped sides. (noun)

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Use "steelhead" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from joey wrote 2 years 12 weeks ago calling great lakes migrating rainbows 'steelhead' is like george bush calling himself a texan. he's from CONNECTICUT!!"
  • "The other "friction issue" with hand stipping when fighting a big fish like a steelhead is trying to maintain control, or slow the fish down."
  • "My freshwater record is a 39 18lb steelhead from the Deschutes just this last summer."