Category Archives: Fly Fishing Muskegon River

Brown Trout On The Fly!

Brown Trout On The Fly!

Here’s Connor from northern California with a nice brown trout that absolutely smashed a streamer pattern during the start of a rain shower. Connor with another beautiful brown trout during the rain.  Although the mid-afternoon rain shower wasn’t very pleasant to fish through; it turned the bite on like crazy with these brown trout going… Continue Reading

Standing Tall!

Standing Tall!

Here’s my great friend Bob from Madison, WI with an absolute beauty of a Muskegon river steelhead! I give Bob all the credit for sticking it out during one of the toughest steelhead runs experienced in a long time. Pin point casts, perfect drifts, all added up to Bob hooking up with several nice steelhead.… Continue Reading

One Cast Key Does It Again!

One Cast Key Does It Again!

Here’s Greg from Big Rapids, MI with a beautiful double stripe buck Muskegon river steelhead. Greg with a large rainbow trout from the Muskegon. Greg with another big double stripe buck. Greg with a chromed out hen. Greg with another hard fighting double stripe buck. Greg getting it done again with another big mature double… Continue Reading

Spring Chrome Muskegon River Steelhead!

Spring Chrome Muskegon River Steelhead!

Here’s Ethan from Big Rapids, MI with a big and beautiful crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead.  Incredible fight, incredible jumps, with drag screaming pulls until Ethan tired this big girl out bringing her to the net with nothing but smiles and grins all around!  Great job Ethan!!  Beautiful steelhead. Steelhead remain in the river system… Continue Reading

Sweet Spring Chrome Steel!

Sweet Spring Chrome Steel!

Here’s Ruth from Northern, MI with a beautiful crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead!  With years of fly fishing the Au Sable River in Michigan Ruth decided to try steelhead fishing a try on the Muskegon river and try she did bringing this gorgeous 17lb steelhead to the net.  Congratulations Ruth! Steelhead remain in the river… Continue Reading

Spring Steelhead On The Run!

Spring Steelhead On The Run!

The Muskegon river steelhead are on the run! Low water and strange weather patterns past few weeks has spread the steelhead out in pockets throughout the river. ElNino seems to have added a special twist to this seasons spring steelhead run. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

May Your New Years Be Filled With Steelhead!

May Your New Years Be Filled With Steelhead!

Here’s Bobby from Michigan with a beautifully chromed out Muskegon river steelhead!  With this years El-Nino in full effect, it hardly feels like winter steelheading with way above average water and air temperatures.  Sure makes for some very comfortable winter steelhead fishing. Bob with another really nice steelhead brought to the net!  With only a… Continue Reading

May Your Holidays Be Filled with Big Bows & Killer Browns! Happy Holidays from Fly Fire!!

May Your Holidays Be Filled with Big Bows & Killer Browns!  Happy Holidays from Fly Fire!!

Here’s Jim from Ft. Wayne, IN with a big & beautiful naturally reproduced Muskegon river rainbow trout! Jim with one of several nice brown trout brought to the boat throughout the day.  From the beginning of September to now, the trout fishing on the Muskegon river has been incredible.  Never seen so many big trout… Continue Reading

Massive 24″ Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Massive 24″ Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Here’s Chris from Chicago with what can only be described as a 24″ Muskegon river brown trout of a life time!  Tipping the tape measure at 24-inches, this natural river brown is a wall-hanger!  Congratulations Chris on this amazing native Muskegon river brown trout! Notice the adipose fin (small nub like top fin just up… Continue Reading

Kings Of The Muskegon!

Kings Of The Muskegon!

Greg from Rockford, MI with a massive Muskegon river king salmon tipping the boga’s at 29lbs and 40-inches long.  This king had Greg into the fly reel backing in seconds. The king ripped the drag across the rivers bank four times trying to find any obstructions to break Greg’s line off before bringing it to… Continue Reading