Category Archives: fly fishing salmon on the muskegon river

Queen of Kings!

Queen of Kings!

Here’s Amy from Madison, WI with a very healthy king salmon from the Muskegon river.  Amy has been out with me during some of the nastiest weather conditions hunting down steelhead in the fall, winter and spring.  So to be able to fish in beautiful fall conditions with sun and mild temps hooking these powerful… Continue Reading

Jack & John Kings of The MO!

Jack & John Kings of The MO!

Here’s Jack from New York and Dad John from Chicago with an absolute hog. Jack’s very first ever Muskegon river king salmon.   Taken with a fly rod.  Great job Jack!  Welcome to the club! Not to be outdone, here’s John aka…Dad with a toothy hard fighting king that took him well into his backing in… Continue Reading

Red Tigger Stripe King!

Red Tigger Stripe King!

Here’s my long time client and friend George from Chicago with the best of the day from the Muskegon River.  This big king can only be described as rare and unique with the red “tiger striping” across its flanks.   Only ever seen a few king salmon with these colorful red markings in 20+ years… Continue Reading

Great To Be King For A Day!

Great To Be King For A Day!

(Jeff from Chicago with a massive king) (Here’s Jeff posing with his king along side Eric and Todd) (Jeff’s Massive 34lb, 40″ king salmon) It’s good to be king for a day as Jeff, Eric, and Todd soon found out.  Jeff pictured top with the best of the day.  34lbs and 40 inches of twisted… Continue Reading

Set The Hook & Hold On Tight!

Set The Hook & Hold On Tight!

(Luke with a very healthy salmon from the Muskegon River) (Mike finished the day with another massive king salmon from the Muskegon) Here’s Mike and his son Luke from Boston with some beautiful king salmon brought to the boat and several other kings that just didn’t want their picture taken. The Muskegon is the last… Continue Reading

2018 King Class!

2018 King Class!

(Rick with an absolute monster hen Muskegon River King Salmon) Here’s Rick’s monster hen and the “tale of the tape” with this girl weighing in well over 30lbs.  Absolute monster! She took over 25 minutes to bring to the net and as you can see she’s eating very well!  This hen is setting the bench mark… Continue Reading

Fall Colors Are Starting To Pop!

Fall Colors Are Starting To Pop!

(Ed with a moster 30 lb. king with a beautiful red flank) (Eric with a really healthy hen) (Ed with another really nice king from the Muskegon) (Ed with another awesome king salmon from the Muskegon river) (Ed with the 2nd 30lb+ king of the day) Please welcome our newest 30/30 pound king club member,… 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

Welcome To The 30/30lb King Club!

Welcome To The 30/30lb King Club!

(Jeff with his first ever salmon that just happened to bottom the bogas out at 30 lbs) (Bruce with a very fresh hen) (Bruce with another king from the Muskegon) (Jeff with his second King of the day that just happened to weigh over 30lbs.) Please welcome our newest 30/30lb King club member Jeff from… Continue Reading

Best of Buds!

Best of Buds!

Bert pictured top holding a nice king salmon along with his best friend Dave from Grand Rapids, MI.  The salmon run is in full swing now on the Muskegon river.  Steelhead are present in and around spawning salmon.  Water levels are on the decline dropping from 1700 cfs to 1300 now.  Look for the rains… Continue Reading