Category Archives: Brown trout fishing Muskegon river

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

Browns That Go Bump In The Night!

Due to a last minute cancellation I was able to land this really nice brown trout on a Gray Drake pattern this evening. Wet flies continue to produce although certain dry fly patterns (i.e. caddis) presented as a dry on a “dead drift” have been the best producers as of late.  Sulfurs, caddis, and gray… Continue Reading

Muskegon River “May Run” Steelhead

Here’s Joe with one of several bright chrome steelhead today. This recent push of water has brought with it a push of new steelhead up the river system.  Not only the steelhead though, also witnessed several nice rises as big trout start to look up. Now’s the time to start thinking about booking that dry fly… Continue Reading

Bows, Browns, & Chrome. Fly Fishing Paradise

Here’s Josh & Brian with their first ever fly fishing trip.  Josh with an outstanding 22″ river brown, 21″ rainbow, and several steelhead.  Brian as well with several outstanding steelhead.  Not bad for first time fly fishing fanatics.  Great job guys! Water levels remain very good & lightly stained, perfect conditions for steelhead (thanks again… Continue Reading

Rolling…..High & Dirty!

Here’s Herb & Ed with some nice steelhead and a awesome brown trout from a rainy day with high water. Look for the high & dirty water to recede & clear in the days to come.  Steelhead fishing continues to improve as more fish enter the river system. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Shake That Cabin Fever!

Tim Jr. & the “hot hand” today with an awesome 25″ brown paired well with Muskegon River’s finest Crimson Chrome!  Awesome job today Tim! Despite cold water temps and a little help from an axe breaking shelf ice at the landing, fishing today was productive.  Steelhead and lake run browns are present.  We’ve been averaging at least… Continue Reading

The Bite Was As Strong As The High Winds!

Had a really nice outing this past Friday.  Despite the heavy winds the steelhead bite was on fire! Regardless of the spotty steelhead numbers for this time of year on the Muskegon, the trout fishing has been and continues to be incredible!  The lake run browns and river browns are filling the void form the lack… Continue Reading

The Flies Were On Fire!!

Mike with the best steelhead of the day….15lbs, 30 inches of Twisted Chrome Steel! Joe’s Incredible Muskegon River Brown. Joe with his first ever steelhead.  Welcome aboard! Scott’s outstanding 21 inch Muskegon River Brown Trout. Scott’s first ever Muskegon River Steelhead.  Welcome to the club son! Mike with this outstanding pig of a brown trout.… Continue Reading