Category Archives: Fall Steelhead Fishing Muskegon River In Michigan

Michigan Fall Steelhead!

Michigan Fall Steelhead!

Nothing beats that first tug from a fall steelhead on the Muskegon river!  Here’s my new friends Andrew & Pops from Mona Shores, MI with Andy’s first fall steelhead from the Muskegon river. Easy to tell Andy’s steelhead was no planter.  No clip fin marks on this silver bullet!  100% natural Muskegon river finest reproduction… Continue Reading

One Cast Keys Strikes Again!

One Cast Keys Strikes Again!

Here’s the famous Greg “One Cast Keys” from Big Rapids, MI with a chromed out Muskegon river steelhead.   Greg is known for hooking nice steelhead within the first cast and here he goes again with hooking and landing this fall steelhead on the very first cast in the first spot we tried this morning. More… Continue Reading

It’s Not The Size Of The Fish In The Fight. It’s The Size Of Fight In The Fish!

It’s Not The Size Of The Fish In The Fight. It’s The Size Of Fight In The Fish!

Here’s Kurt from Michigan proving it’s not the size of the fish as much as it’s the size of fight in the fish that makes all the difference. Kurt’s skipper fought just as hard as any full grown steelhead with several acrobatic leaps and blistering drag streaming runs only fall steelhead can produce. Pound for… Continue Reading

Pictures Tell The Story!

Pictures Tell The Story!

Here’s Stephen taking a seat with this absolute monster king salmon from the Muskegon river weighing in at well over 30 pounds is an understatement.  Just look at it.  To describe the fight as an “Epic Battle” would not be doing justice to this King!  Absolutely incredible.  Congrats Stephen!  Very well deserved!   Colder weather… 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

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