Category Archives: Brown trout fishing Muskegon river

Timing The Rise!

Timing The Rise!

(Muskegon River Brown Trout) More times than not hooking big trout with dry flies is won or lost by timing the rise.  Trout don’t like to waste a lot of energy when feeding and with an over abundance of spent drakes floating down stream these browns position themselves in their specific feeding lane and just… Continue Reading

Brown Trout Offering!

Brown Trout Offering!

(Trevor’s Muskegon River Brown) Here’s Trevor from Arizona with a beautiful Muskegon River brown trout that smashed a dry fly. Dry flies have been the top producer past days of trips.  Drakes and caddis patterns have taken center stage.  Trout are rising throughout the river system with some pockets producing better than others.  Water levels… Continue Reading

Dry Flying For Browns!

Dry Flying For Browns!

(Muskegon River Brown Trout) Finally starting to get more consistency with the dry fly fishing on the Muskegon.  This nice brown pictured above smashed a gray drake dry fly pattern and is a prime example of the trout starting to “look up” as the water levels start to drop. This brown is pictured with my… Continue Reading

Beautiful Fall River Brown

Beautiful Fall River Brown

(Bert with a gorgeous Muskegon River Brown Trout) The king salmon run is in full swing on the Muskegon making for some great opportunities for really large size trout and fall steelhead.  Water temps are on the decline along with water levels.  Much needed rain in the forecast will bring more fish up river. post… Continue Reading

Beauty Of The Browns~Lake Run Brown That is!

Beauty Of The Browns~Lake Run Brown That is!

(Muskegon River Lake Run Brown) Nice surprise to hook & land this very long lake run brown this past Saturday. (Spawned Out Female Lake Run Brown) This girl was completely spawned out, very long and thin, almost thought it was a Northern Pike. (Early Morning Steelhead) Managed to get into several really nice steelhead (like… Continue Reading

Living A Brown Trout Dream!

Living A Brown Trout Dream!

(Ed holding a “wall-hanger” river brown from the Muskegon) Here’s Ed holding a trophy Muskegon River brown trout.  Photo’s don’t do this fish justice.  Absolutely beautiful 25″ native river brown with “fall colors” in full check. (Ed with another photo of his epic river brown) The Muskegon River gets a lot of notoriety for its world famous steelhead fishing (rightfully so) but very… Continue Reading

Great To Be Back! Back Into Browns With Dry Flies That Is!!

Great To Be Back!  Back Into Browns With Dry Flies That Is!!

(Football size Muskegon River Brown Trout) It’s a great feeling to be back trout fishing the Muskegon river again after some nice time off this summer.  Couldn’t be happier to report one of the best caddis hatches I’ve witnessed in a long time on the Muskegon river in early September.  Last night’s caddis hatch was… Continue Reading

Dry Flies For Trout On The Muskegon River

Dry Flies For Trout On The Muskegon River

Here’s Bert with one of several trout hooked on dry flies from yesterday. Caddis, sulphurs, BWO’s and gray drakes are present throughout the river system.  Dry fly fishing for trout is doing very well as large size trout are starting to look up more than ever as the sucker spawn starts to draw to a… Continue Reading

King Salmon, Monster Trout & Twisted Chrome Steelhead!

Fall is what fly fishing on the Muskegon River is all about!  Weather patterns are shaping up nicely for some excellent fall fishing on the Muskegon. In September, trout fishing with dry flies will be the main focus as the caddis hatch for rainbow & browns start to come back around when the cool fall nights trigger… Continue Reading

Trout With Dry Flies On The Muskegon River

Here’s Jimmy with one of several nice Muskegon river brown trout caught with dry flies today. Even with the higher water trout fishing with dry flies has produced several trout the past dew days largely in part to the extreme clarity of the very high water.  Caddis flies have been leading the charge with sulfurs and… Continue Reading