Category Archives: Fall Steelhead Fishing Muskegon River In Michigan

The Tug Is The Drug!

The Tug Is The Drug!

The tug is the drug and nothing feels better than that first pull from a fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  And no one knows better than my good friend Ted from Chicago with an absolute crystal chrome beauty from the Muskegon.  Great job Ted!   Doesn’t get much better than Ted’s cosmetically perfect fall steelhead. … Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead!

Fall Steelhead!

Bert from Rodney, MI with a very chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River that took an egg fly and was into the fly reel backing in seconds with aerial assaults and drag screeching runs.  No fresh water big game fish fights harder than a Muskegon river fall steelhead!   Water conditions are ideal for fall steelhead… Continue Reading

Skamania Mania!

Skamania Mania!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with a very long 31″ skamania steelhead from the Muskegon River that smashed a leech pattern. The length and width of this steelhead resembles a skamania (summer run) steelhead originally planted in the Big Manistee and St. Joe rivers.  Occasionally some lose their way and end up here in the… Continue Reading

November Steel!

November Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with some beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. The bite was on today with several chrome chances and some nice ones brought to the boat! As the water levels remain high for this time of year, more fall steelhead continue to enter the river system. Water levels are holding… Continue Reading

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

Here’s Bill with an absolute beauty fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Patients and perseverance paid off.  Bill’s steelhead hit the fly five feet from the boat on the strip in.  Congrats Bill!  Well earned! Outstanding fight! It’s been an interesting late fall.  Steelhead are scattered throughout the river system but spotty in very low… Continue Reading

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

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 fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon.  Trout fishing… Continue Reading

Fall Steelheading On The MO!

Fall Steelheading On The MO!

(Bob pictured with a “silver bullet” fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) So far we’re off to a great start with the fall steelhead run.  The recent rains mixed with high water have brought up good numbers of steelhead and have made for some extra ordinary steelhead fishing.  With more rain coupled with cold temps in… Continue Reading

The Sun Will Rise For You!

The Sun Will Rise For You!

(Rob with a crystal chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River) Here’s Rob pictured with some chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River.  It’s amazing what a little relief in boat and fishing pressure can do to turn the bite back on.  And today the bite was back on with several hook-ups on some outstanding chrome steelhead… Continue Reading

Quest For Chrome!

Quest For Chrome!

(Ted and his daughter Anya holding Ted’s outstanding 16lb chrome hen steelhead from the Muskegon river) (Ted’s massive 31 Inch, 16lb chrome steelhead from the Muskegon) (Anya’s first ever steelhead taken on a fly rod last cast of the day) After several attempts at hard fought battles with previous steelhead earlier today, 12 year old… Continue Reading