Category Archives: steelhead fishing guide michigan

Cold Hard Muskegon River Steel!

As March grows near, I wanted to remind you the biggest steelhead of the year are taken late February & March on the Muskegon.  The fish below seem to be a pre-curser of what’s to come.  Although they’re not quite wall hangers yet, if they make it a couple more years these double stripe bucksContinue Reading

Shake Those Blues 1/16/14

Nice to get out and put a bend in the rod for a few hours.  Steelhead fishing remains strong on the MO.  Hit the first steelhead the second cast of the day.  The fish hit so hard it caught me off guard and lost it minutes into the fight.  What really amazes me though is the outstanding size troutContinue Reading

Crimson & Chrome

Winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river picked up past couple days with the warmer temps.  We’ve been catching several winter steelhead sporting their crimson red colors including a handful of fresh chromers like this nice 30″ 12lb female.   Look for this resent run-off of melting snow to raise the water levels and shuffleContinue Reading

Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Fishing 12/21/13

Talked to several perspective clients the past couple weeks debating booking a trip for winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon river in Michigan with me.  Hope this might help your decision?  You have no idea what you’re missing!   Winter steelhead fishing the MO is outstanding right now.  We have dates available Christmas thru New Years.Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead On The MO (11/4/13)

Muskegon River Steelhead Water levels recently shot up to 2200 cfs.  More fall steelhead are on the move to the upper stretches of the Muskegon river. post by: Jon Fortuna  

Muskegon River Steelhead (11/2/13)

Water levels are good up to 1900 cfs with a light stain.  More rain in the forecast will only help the cause bringing in more fall steelhead up theriver system. Lower sections of the Muskegon are fishing very well.  New chrome continue to make their way up the river system. November 4th & 7th is available.Continue Reading

Muskegon River Steelhead 10/30/13

Nice to finally get a chance to break away and fish a few hours this past weekend. I’m truly amazed at the size of these fall steelhead this year!    Fall steelhead fishing is heating up on the Muskegon river in Michigan as more fish continue to enter the river each day.  Look for the next good pushContinue Reading

25lb King Salmon on the Muskegon River 10/19/13

Ever fished a river before?  Nope.  Ever fished a lake before?  Nope.  Ever fished at all before?  Nope.  Ever hooked and landed a massive 25lb male king salmon on the Muskegon river in Michigan?  Hell yeah! Here’s Bill (right) standing next to John (left) holding Bills first ever fish which just happened to be aContinue Reading

Do You Want Steelhead Or King Salmon?

Hats off today to Anton & Stan!  Both did a great job hooked up into fish all day long.  Here’s Stan with a awesome 9lb chrome steelhead buck hooked and landed on the 2nd cast of the day.  This was Stan’s first time ever fly fishing on a river.  Seems to be a on going theme ofContinue Reading

First Muskegon River Steelhead 10/13/13

Few things as a fishing guide feel better than getting a person who has never fly fished before into their first fall steelhead on the Muskegon river in Michigan.  Only thing that could make it better is having them do it on their first cast of the day.  Here’s Josh with his first, this 11lbContinue Reading