Category Archives: Dry fly trout fishing Muskegon river

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

Trout Fishing Dry Fly Style!

Trout Fishing Dry Fly Style!

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

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

The Kings & Chrome of Fall Fishing the Muskegon River!

The Kings & Chrome of Fall Fishing 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

Get Down With It!

Get Down With It!

This brown trout struck the submerged dry fly just below the water column at the end of the drift. More times than not, trout follow the fly all the way to the end of your drift when your fly line straightens out just below the water surface behind you. First couple of pulls to retrieve… Continue Reading

Crystal Chrome Trout On Dry Flies!

Crystal Chrome Trout On Dry Flies!

Here’s a beautiful chromed out rainbow trout that absolutely hammered a dry fly on the first cast through its feeding lane. So nice to see the healthy trout population on the Muskegon getting better every year. The new 15″ minimum regulation is having a very positive impact on the size and quantity of trout improving… Continue Reading

Dry Fly Browns!

Dry Fly Browns!

This nice brown struck the dry fly in the middle of a bright sunny day. Dry fly fishing on the Muskegon has been picking up despite the river not wanting to let go of the slightly high flows. Caddis, sulphur, and drake hatches are in full swing throughout the river system. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading