Category Archives: Fly Fishing Muskegon River

Don’t Mess With The Bull!

Don’t Mess With The Bull!

Here’s Brain from Cincinnati, OH with a massive Muskegon river king salmon that tipped the boga grips over 30 pounds! Brian never king salmon fished before and wanted to give it a try and try he did bringing this massive king to the net!  I told Brian, hooking these big kings is like lassoing a… Continue Reading

King Of The Muskegon River!

King Of The Muskegon River!

Here’s Josh from Kentwood, MI with a massive king from the Muskegon river that smashed his swung fly through the deep pool on the retrieve.  If you’ve never experienced fighting these king salmon in the deep pools when they have all their energy fresh from Lake Michigan; you’ve got to give it a try.  To… Continue Reading

Fall Caddis Hatch Heats Up On The Muskegon!

Fall Caddis Hatch Heats Up On The Muskegon!

Here’s Bill from Allegan, MI with some beautiful brown trout taken on caddis dry flies. This recent abnormal warm front has triggered massive caddis fly hatches in the upper stretches of the river sending large size brown trout into a feeding frenzy. Here’s Bill with another large size river brown that smashed his caddis dry… Continue Reading

Fall Caddis Hatch On Fire!

Fall Caddis Hatch On Fire!

Here’s Lucas from Detroit with a beautiful football size Muskegon river brown trout that smashed his caddis dry fly. The caddis hatch on the upper stretches of the Muskegon river have been on fire ever since early September. Lucas landed this beautiful 18-inch football sized brown on a caddis dry fly and had other opportunities… Continue Reading

Fall Fishing Charters On The Muskegon River

Fall Fishing Charters On 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

Complete Your Drift With Dry Flies For Trout!

Complete Your Drift With Dry Flies For Trout!

Here’s a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout that absolutely smashed my caddis dry fly submerged under the water column on the swing.  This brown trout struck my dry fly submerged under the water column just as my fly line straightened out behind me and I started to retrieve the fly at the terminal end of… Continue Reading

Make The Trout See Your Fly Fall!

Make The Trout See Your Fly Fall!

Here’s a gorgeously colored Muskegon river brown trout that absolutely smashed my new Gray Drake dry fly pattern as it gently fell to the water just in front of his face in his feeding lane. In the last blog we discussed how to target rising trout and time their intervals between rises to improve your… Continue Reading

Brown Trout That Go Gulp In The Night!

Brown Trout That Go Gulp In The Night!

Here’s my long time friend Greg from Rockford, MI with a very aggressive brown trout that absolutely smashed his Drake pattern dry fly just before total darkness of the night set in. We’ve talked about it before; timing the rises and how trout start feeding heavier as the sun goes down.  Well that’s exactly what… Continue Reading

Time The Rise!

Time The Rise!

Here he is!  The man, the myth, the legend!  Bert from Rodney, MI holding a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout that absolutely smashed a dry fly! What makes dry fly fishing for trout on the Muskegon so much fun?  It’s targeting and timing the rises!  More times than not, trout will go into a feeding… Continue Reading

Dry Flying For Bows & Browns!

Dry Flying For Bows & Browns!

Here’s my new friend Mike from Rockford, MI wet wadding in style with a nice Muskegon river brown trout that smashed his dry fly! Mike with a very healthy Muskegon river rainbow trout gorging on flies top water struck Mike’s dry fly with a vengeance!  Great hook-set Mike! Dry fly fishing for trout has been… Continue Reading