Re: Closest place to Oklahoma for some steelhead ?
Russell and Bquick are right. I didn't answer last night because I can't comment on the Clearwater, but steehead fishing is not trout fishing. If you're uncomfortable with driving 22 hrs and fishing in the cold/wet/wind and not having a serious fish on at all the whole trip, you're perhaps not ready for steelhead.
Seriously...if you want hookups and fish landed and you're driving 22 hrs to get to a steelhead venue...you might better think about the Farmington/Durango area or Lees Ferry or some of the other legendary trout fishing that's much closer to you...