Category Archives: fly fishing steelhead Muskegon river

Southern Style Steelheading!

Southern Style Steelheading!

Here’s Andrew from the Fayetteville, Arkansas who spends his free time trout fishing the famed White River in Arkansas.  Visiting family and friends in Michigan he took a break to try some winter steelhead fishing for the first time choosing the Muskegon river. Try he did as you see Andrew posing with this beautiful crystal… Continue Reading

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Beautiful day fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river.  The bite was very strong with several opportunities at  some great steelhead including the ones pictured here! The size of these steelhead this fall have been incredible.  Most of the steelhead brought to the net this season have been in excess of 25-inches and 13 to 14… Continue Reading

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with an absolute wall-hanger.  19 pounds and just shy of 33-inches of chromed out Muskegon river steelhead!  Absolutely amazing fight!  Was a miracle just to get in the boat.  This steelhead hit and went immediately upstream sending Ed into his backing.  Circled the boat four times and at the last… Continue Reading

Man Of Steel!

Man Of Steel!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI landing the largest of the day before heading off to deer camp out west. This brute never stopped fighting!  Refused to come to the net over four times.  Brought Bert into the backing on the fly reel twice.  Nothing beats the fight of these Muskegon river fall steelhead! Gotta take… Continue Reading

November Rain!

November Rain!

Bert from Rodney, MI with some nice fall steelhead from the Muskegon river. Despite the king salmon run winding down the fall steelhead are starting to pop! With the incredible number of kings that came up this fall have brought with it strong numbers of fall steelhead! It’s a great time to fish the Muskegon… Continue Reading

Crystal Fall Chrome!

Crystal Fall Chrome!

Here’s Jerry from Chicago with an absolutely crystal chrome fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Doesn’t get much more chrome than this!  Congrats Jerry!   The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10 years on the Muskegon river.  With the heavy concentration of king salmon throughout the river system… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead!

Fall Steelhead!

Here’s my good friend John from Chicago with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Great job John.  Incredible fight! The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10 years on the Muskegon river.  With the heavy concentration of king salmon throughout the river system has brought up… Continue Reading

1 Cast Key Strikes Again!

1 Cast Key Strikes Again!

Here’s Greg from Big Rapids, MI with another one cast miracle bringing this gorgeous 15lb Muskegon river steelhead to the boat.  Great job Greg! The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10 years on the Muskegon river.  With the heavy concentration of king salmon throughout the river system… Continue Reading

Not Over Yet!

Not Over Yet!

Sam from Chicago holding a nice mid-May steelhead from the Muskegon river with his friend Jason experiencing fly fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river for the first time.  Welcome to the steelhead club guys! The spring steelhead run on the Muskegon river is not over yet.  Recent pushes of water have brought up a surprising… Continue Reading

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Greg from Big Rapids, MI with an absolute monster Muskegon river steelhead. A new push of rain has raised the water levels once again on the Muskegon and has brought new steelhead up river.  With the cold start to the spring run and the excellent flows with water temps finally getting into the ideal mid-40… Continue Reading