A steelhead is not a salmon

A salmon is always a salmon…but a steelhead…now that’s a different story!

Steelhead Buck fish replica by fish artist Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas_1
Custom steelhead fish replica on stream bed wall mount display – Luke Filmer

Starting out life as a rainbow trout it has a choice to stay in fresh water and remain a rainbow trout, OR choose to migrate out to the ocean, grow larger, become a steelhead, then migrate back home to spawn.

Photo used for Steelhead Buck fish replica by fish artist Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas
John F. with steelhead buck

Here’s a photo John F. of Mill Valley, CA sent us of a steelhead buck he caught during one of his fishing adventures.

He sure looks like one happy guy!

Don’t have a photo? With over 700 custom fish replica sculptures created for clients, we are bound to have a reference photo that matches your memory of that perfect day on the water.

 

Steelhead Buck fish replica by fish artist Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas_4

What’s in your photo album that could be on your wall?

When you are ready send your photo to: luke@blackwatertrading.com for a quote. No photo? Just let us know where you caught your fish, time of year, and approximate size and we’ll work with you on reference photos to match your memory.

We average 9-14 months out on our commissioned art waiting list and pricing examples may be found on our website at www.blackwaterfishreplicas.com

Custom steelhead buck fiberglass fish replica wall art sculpture by Blackwater Fish Replicas, est. 1998, artist Luke Filmer.