Category Archives: fly fishing for steelhead on the Muskegon river

Man Of Steel!

Man Of Steel!

Here’s Connor from Northern Indiana with an absolute crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead. Men of steel from left to right; brother Cameron and Dad celebrating Connors first ever fall steelhead!  Great job Connor!  Welcome to the steelhead club! Water temps are dropping and flows are rising making way for an excellent transition from fall to… 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

Blessed Steelhead Kind Of Day!

Blessed Steelhead Kind Of Day!

Here’s Father Joe pictured top along with Bert for what turned out to be a truly blessed day with several Muskegon River spring steelhead brought to the boat throughout the day. We finally broke on through to the other side with a push of water today bringing the water levels up to where they should… Continue Reading

Saturday Steel Fever!

Saturday Steel Fever!

(Jennifer with an absolute brute of a Muskegon River Steelhead) Here’s Jennifer pictured top with her Aunt Dawn living the Saturday Spring Steelhead Dream on the Muskegon River.  Both ladies did really well for their first time steelhead fishing the Muskegon River with hooking some really nice steelhead and brown trout. (Dawn with a crystal… 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

Steelhead Sunrise!

Steelhead Sunrise!

(Greg with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon river) (Greg with another nice steelhead from the Muskegon river) (Scott with a fresh salmon from the Muskegon) (Greg with a big salmon from the Muskegon) (Bert holding his salmon along with Greg and Steve) These recent rains have brought more steelhead up river as well… Continue Reading

Fall Steelheading Is Here!

Fall Steelheading Is Here!

  (Mark pictured with a very chrome Muskegon River Fall steelhead) Mark from Wisconsin holding the very first silver bullet of the year!  Good numbers of steelhead have entered the river system.  In and around spawning salmon have been the best producers. For you diehard steelhead anglers out there (like me) we have several dates… Continue Reading

2017 Spring Steelhead Last Stand. Or Is It?

2017 Spring Steelhead Last Stand. Or Is It?

Here’s Aden with his Dad Steve holding a beautiful spring steelhead caught June 3rd, 2017 Fishing the Muskegon river over the past two decades, I’ve come to understand one very important thing; never put the steelhead rods away too early in June.  More times than not while guiding trout trips in June we come across nice… Continue Reading

It Aint Over Yet!

It Aint Over Yet!

Eric with a massive late spring steelhead from the Muskegon river. Ed with a really nice late spring steelhead from the Muskegon river. Eric with a nice late spring steelhead. Pictured are my really good friends Ed and Eric with some really nice late spring steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Although the numbers of steelhead… Continue Reading