Steelhead Paradise!

Steelhead Paradise!

Here’s Brian with a trophy Muskegon River steelhead. Not to be outdone, here’s Mike pictured with his trophy steelhead. Brian with a hard fighting steelhead. Here’s Mike with a 30″ hen. Brian with a really nice steelhead showing it’s winter colors. Mike with one of two giant walleye landed. Brian pictured with another killer steelhead. Here’sContinue Reading

March Madness Steelhead Style!

March Madness Steelhead Style!

Here’s Bert with an outstanding male Buck! Our landing percentage was much better today despite the cold 9 degree start.  As the air warmed up so did the steelhead bite as we had a very good amount of activity including these steelhead pictured here from yesterday. Here’s Bert with a really healthy female steelhead BertContinue Reading

It’s Not About The Numbers, It’s All About “The One!”

It’s Not About The Numbers, It’s All About “The One!”

I was absolutely blessed today to land this incredible Muskegon River steelhead! I won’t exactly say the fishing was “easy” today.  Even though my landing percentage was at a all time low the hook ups were strong!  I was merely blessed to not only hook this really nice steelhead, but I also managed to bring him to the boat!  Great jumps,Continue Reading

Spring Steelhead Run Approaches

Spring Steelhead Run Approaches

Here’s a very healthy beautiful chrome hen from the Muskegon River The spring steelhead run grows closer on the Muskegon river despite the up and down weather patterns from the past few weeks.  High flows have dissipated from 5000/4500 cfs to the current levels of 3200.  The higher water has brought more numbers of steelhead upContinue Reading

Crystal Chrome Steelhead!

Crystal Chrome Steelhead!

Here’s a crystal chrome steelhead form the Muskegon river Had several bright chrome steelhead mixed with some winter holdovers today.  Water levels are great hovering around the 2 to 3000 cfs mark with water temps around 35 degrees.  Water clarity has a slight stain making way for more steelhead to migrate up the river system. TheseContinue Reading

February Steelhead. Muskegon River, Newaygo, MI.

February Steelhead. Muskegon River, Newaygo, MI.

Very long…. February steelhead with chrome colors! Beautiful crimson red buck with his winter coat! Another beautiful chrome hen Flows came down to 3000cfs.  Water temps are cold, back down to 34 degrees.  Mix bag of crimson & chrome today.  Good sign of new steelhead entering the river system.  Overall, great day to be on theContinue Reading

January & February Produce Monster Steelhead On The Muskegon River

January & February Produce Monster Steelhead On The Muskegon River

Beautiful 33″, 17lb chrome hen! Year after year January and February has always produced some of the biggest steelhead of the year on the Muskegon river and this year is no different.  Water levels are on the rise with the recent run-off. The higher water has brought more steelhead up the river system. Nice crimson redContinue Reading

Winter Steelhead Fishing Techniques On The Muskegon River

Winter Steelhead Fishing Techniques On The Muskegon River

David from Chicago pictured with a really nice brightly colored chrome hen. Here’s David and his friend Mack form Chicago with some really nice steelhead caught during their winter steelhead trip in the middle of January. Fishing steelhead in the middle of winter on the Muskegon river can be exciting as the majority of the steelhead willContinue Reading

Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Getaway

Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Getaway

Here’s Dave, his wife Corinne and his son Harry from Albion, MI who decided to take a winter steelhead trip as a getaway for his son’s return from the Navy.  It’s pretty common for me to have clients who have never steelhead fished before.  But, it’s very uncommon for these same clients to land everyContinue Reading

Winter Steelhead ~ On Fire!

Winter Steelhead ~ On Fire!

Here’s Troy from Rockford, MI with some outstanding steelhead (especially for a guy who never caught a steelhead before) during his four-hour guided winter trip today. Winter steelhead fishing is in full effect on the Muskegon river.  Winter rates include 1-2 anglers fishing 4 to 5 hours during the warmest part of the day for $250.  TheseContinue Reading