The Boys From Wisconsin

The Boys From Wisconsin

The boys from Wisconsin (pictured from top in order Paul, Ben, & Bob) with some outstanding steelhead and Paul with one of the biggest Muskegon river brown trout I’ve seen in a long time taken on a stone fly.  Also, Ben is holding a very uniquely shaped steelhead.  It almost looks like a pink salmon.Continue Reading

With Special Guest…Eddie Crouch & The Full Moon Rock Band!

With Special Guest…Eddie Crouch & The Full Moon Rock Band!

Pictured above is the lead guitarist from my favorite rock band out of Hillsdale Mi, Eddie Crouch & the Full Moon.  Ed & Bert hooked some exceptional steelhead.  Here’s a few of many hooked. Water levels are perfect again rising to 3100 cfs with a nice stain.  This most recent rains and lack of fishingContinue Reading

“This Fly Fishing Thing Is Kinda Fun!”

“This Fly Fishing Thing Is Kinda Fun!”

Quote of the day from Andrew, “this fly fishing thing is kinda fun” after landing his first steelhead, first cast of the day on a fly rod (top picture).  Andrew and his wife Kristy holding some of many nice steelhead hooked throughout the day. Water levels are good at 2700 cfs with a light stain.  SteelheadContinue Reading

Chrome Sunrise

Chrome Sunrise

Eric from Hillsdale, MI and Bert from Rodney pictured with some outstanding steelhead on a very tough fishing day with bright sunlight and heavy boat traffic.  Hats off to Eric executing pin point casts and lightning fast line management.  Great Job Eric!! Water levels have dropped to 2800 and remain clear to a light stainContinue Reading

Twisted Chrome Steel At The End Of A Rainbow

Twisted Chrome Steel At The End Of A Rainbow

Here’s Justin holding a bright chrome steelhead and his dad Jim pictured with a really nice 22 inch rainbow trout from yesterday. Water levels are on the rise (3100 cfs) from the recent rains to the north.  Fresh steelhead have made their way up the river system.  Rain in the forecast for next week shouldContinue Reading

Sun, Smiles, & Spring Steelhead

Sun, Smiles, &  Spring Steelhead

Here’s Pat (left) and his brother Joe with some really nice steelhead on a very bright, very sunny, warm spring day. Winter like days in April to start, summer like like days to finish.  Just as previously spawned out steelhead move back to the lake, new steelhead make their way up the river system. TheContinue Reading

18 lbs. 33.5 Inches Of Twisted Crimson Steel!

18 lbs.  33.5 Inches Of Twisted Crimson Steel!

Dave and Bert with an outstanding day of steelhead fishing from earlier in the week.  Including Bert’s massive 18 pound, 33.5 inch alpha male buck and Dave’s 22 inch rainbow trout.  Awesome fish! Water temps are rising with the current trend of warmer weather finally starting to break.  The spring steelhead run is now gainingContinue Reading

Picture Perfect!

Picture Perfect!

  Kristen, her husband Marty, and  father JR all pictured with some really nice steelhead form a guided steelhead trip earlier in the week on the Muskegon river. Steelhead fishing continues to get better as the number of steelhead continue to increase.   Water temperatures are rising and water levels are falling.  All of which isContinue Reading

Gods Gift…Steelhead!

Gods Gift…Steelhead!

Father Joe (pictured left) Father Ron (pictured right) and Bert (middle) with some really nice steelhead. Steelhead numbers continue to increase as water temps slowly rise and water levels start to drop.  Water temps have been stuck in the low 40’s past few days as this cold front lingers on.  Warmer daytime temps in theContinue Reading

Cold Saturday Steelhead

Cold Saturday Steelhead

Paul Sr. & Jr. with some nice steelhead from this very cold past Saturday. Water temps have dropped into the low 40’s putting the steelhead in a holding position until warmer weather starts to break later in the week.  Steelhead can be found in the slower moving deeper holes, faster runs, and gravel areas.  WaterContinue Reading