Category Archives: Brown trout fishing Muskegon river

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s John from Chicago again with yet another fall jewel from the Muskegon river, the beautifully fall colored Muskegon river brown trout!  Congrats on the brown John! John’s beautifully colored brown trout was gorging on eggs behind the salmon beds.  Not uncommon to hook massive browns and rainbow trout behind the salmon beds gorging on… Continue Reading

Love Those Fall Colors!

Love Those Fall Colors!

Here’s Kenneth from the east side of the state with an absolutely incredible colored Muskegon river brown trout. Absolutely incredible the colors on these Muskegon river brown trout.  Check out the amber red throughout the flank. Not uncommon to hook massive browns and rainbow trout behind the salmon beds gorging on displaced salmon eggs.  Kenneth’s… Continue Reading

Fall Fishing On The Muskegon River!

Fall Fishing On The Muskegon River!

Fall is an absolutely beautiful time of year to fish the Muskegon river here in Michigan.  The annual migration of king salmon start to enter the river system and along with it the fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon. Trout… Continue Reading

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

Here’s John from Chicago with a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout taken with a dry fly.  Great afternoon of fishing with some really nice brown trout brought to the boat on dry flies including two very large brown trout that just didn’t want their picture taken. Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing… Continue Reading

High On Dries!

High On Dries!

Muskegon river brown trout taken on a dry fly.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Caddis, Cahills, and Gray Drakes are present throughout the river system.  Mid-60 degree water temps and perfect flows are making way for some… Continue Reading

Browns On Bamboo

Browns On Bamboo

Here’s Kenneth’s long brown taken with his beautiful hand made bamboo fly rod he made this past winter.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Caddis, Cahills, and Gray Drakes are present throughout the river system.  60 degree water… Continue Reading

Dry Flies For Trout

Dry Flies For Trout

Muskegon river brown trout taken on a dry fly.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Check out the beautiful translucent blue gill plate on this brown.  This translucent blue gill plate is a unique feature found only on… Continue Reading

Starting To Look Up!

Starting To Look Up!

Muskegon river brown trout taken on a dry fly.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Caddis, Cahills, and Gray Drakes are present throughout the river system.  60 degree water temps and perfect flows are making way for some… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Calvin from Madison, WI with a awesome 22-inch Muskegon river brown trout. New regulations on the Muskegon river from 10-inch minimum to 15-inch minimum has increased both the size and quantity of the Muskegon river brown trout population resulting in beautiful brown trout like Calvins.  A new push of rain has raised the water… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Here’s Drew from Chicago with an absolutely gorgeous Muskegon river brown trout.  Incredible brown Drew!  Congratulations!! Drew and his Dad (Gary) celebrating a well earned victory!  Ever since the DNR raised the legal limit on Muskegon river brown trout from 10″ to 15″ five years ago the brown trout population has started to explode with… Continue Reading