Double-striped steelhead: The beauty of a Fish of the Week

Edi Habibovic’s double-striped steelhead earned FOTW.

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Edi Habibovic caught a double-striped steelhead from the Little Calumet.


Adding beauty to winter, Edi Habibovic caught a 13-pound double-striped buck steelhead last week on the Little Calumet.

He was using one of the hand-tied jigs by Danny Borgert, who is no stranger to FOTW, tipped with a wax worm.

FOTW, the celebration of big fish and their stories (the stories matter) around Chicago fishing, runs Wednesdays in the Sun-Times. Submit nominations by message on Facebook (Dale Bowman), on Twitter (@BowmanOutside) and Instagram (@BowmanOutside) or email (

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