Category Archives: Fly Fishing Muskegon River

Standing Tall!

Standing Tall!

Standing Tall!  Here’s Mark and son Calvin from Madison, WI with two incredible, hard fighting steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Anyone who knows steelhead fishing, knows exactly how hard it is to land one of these magnificent fish at a time.  Well, here’s Mark and Calvin landing a hard to come by steelhead double hitter! … Continue Reading

Best Gift Of All!

Best Gift Of All!

Here’s Jeff and wife Rosanna with a beautiful spring steelhead from the Muskegon river.  This trip was a birthday gift to Jeff from his wife.  And it doesn’t get any better than the gift of steelhead from the Muskegon river!  Happy birthday Jeff!  Thanks Rosanna!! Not to be outdone, here’s Rosanna with her very first… Continue Reading

One Cast Keys!

One Cast Keys!

Here’s my great friend Greg “One Cast Keys” from Big Rapids, MI with some incredible steelhead brought to the boat including the 33-inch, 17lb buck pictured top.  Great steelhead Greg!  Congrats!  Thanks so much for the continued support over the years! Water conditions are very low and clear.  As the steelhead run starts to wind… Continue Reading

Brother Ben!

Brother Ben!

Here’s my brother Ben from LaCrosse, WI with a nice Muskegon river spring steelhead. Water conditions are very low and clear.  As the steelhead run starts to wind down the dry fly trout fishing will take center stage as the black stone fly hatch is in full swing and the gray drake hatch is soon… Continue Reading

Bad To The 24″ Brown!

Bad To The 24″ Brown!

Here’s Bob from Madison, WI with an absolute gem; an incredible 24″ Muskegon river brown trout.   Great job Bob!  Incredible river brown!  Congratulations!! The trout fishing in and around the steelhead reds has been on fire lately!  We’ve brought several 20+ inch rainbows and browns to the boat past few weeks. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Double Red Stripe Brute!

Double Red Stripe Brute!

Here’s Greg with what can only be described as “threading the needle” with a one in a million cast into a log jam only to have the water erupt with this 32″ Twisted Crimson Red Ball of Steel rocketing out of the water!  Incredible fight, incredible story!  Incredible double stripe steelhead!  Congrats Greg!  Not to… Continue Reading

Silver & Gold!

Silver & Gold!

Once the water temps drop below that 40 degree mark the steelhead fishing gets easier as the majority of steelhead gang up in large numbers in their winter lies.  These slow moving pools can produce double digit hook ups in a matter of hours.  Great way to get your son or daughter interested in the… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Rod with the Northview Fly Fishing Club of Grand Rapids, MI with an absolutely gorgeous native Muskegon river brown trout. The new 15″ minimum Brown Trout regulations have been in place on the Muskegon river the past few years now and have been producing incredible results like Rod’s river brown. Good numbers of steelhead… 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

Chrome Steel!

Chrome Steel!

Here’s Nick from Chicago with a chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River.  70 degrees one day and back in the 30’s the next.  You’ve gotta love the fall steelhead weather in Michigan! The recent rains have brought the water up slightly along with some new steelhead reaching the upper stretches of the river.  The tricky… Continue Reading