Category Archives: Guided fishing trips on Muskegon River

It Means More When You Gotta Work For It!

It Means More When You Gotta Work For It!

You remember it more when you gotta work for it.  It’s one thing to hook large steelhead and another to get them in the boat.  I think Mark would agree; it’s not easy, but so much fun to fight these powerful fish on light fly gear.  The combination of the fight to getting it to… Continue Reading

Trout Stream Becomes Steelhead Dreams!

Trout Stream Becomes Steelhead Dreams!

What originated as a trout trip quickly became a steelhead dream as the recent rains yet again pushed up another run of fresh steelhead. John from Minnesota with a gorgeous Muskegon river steelhead. Haven’t seen incredible flows like this on the Muskegon for almost two years.  Excellent flows mixed with cool water temps from this… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Calvin from Madison, WI with a awesome 22-inch Muskegon river brown trout. New regulations on the Muskegon river from 10-inch minimum to 15-inch minimum has increased both the size and quantity of the Muskegon river brown trout population resulting in beautiful brown trout like Calvins.  A new push of rain has raised the water… Continue Reading

36-Inches Of Twisted Red Steel!

36-Inches Of Twisted Red Steel!

Here’s my great friend from Madison, WI.  Bob with an absolute brute of a steelhead measuring in at a solid 36-inches and bottoming out my boga grips well over 20 pounds.  Great job Bob!  Incredible steelhead! The numbers of steelhead compared to other years might not be the best but the size of the steelhead… Continue Reading

Crimson & Chrome

Crimson & Chrome

Here’s Drew from Chicago with an absolute crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead. Relentless rain and cold weather has raised the water levels to ideal fishing conditions we haven’t seen on the Muskegon for almost two years.  This unseasonably cold weather and high flows will prolong the steelhead run well into May! Steelhead can be found… Continue Reading

Spring Steelhead On The Run!

Spring Steelhead On The Run!

Here’s Nick from Chicago with an absolute brute of a Muskegon River Steelhead tipping the boga grips out at 19lbs, 34″ Inches of twisted crimson red steel!  Great job Nick!  Beautiful steelhead! Best of the day with some beautiful colors on Nick’s double stripe buck.  Great fight! Water conditions are high and dirty holding around… Continue Reading

Winter Steelhead

Winter Steelhead

Here’s John from Indiana with his very first Muskegon river steelhead.  Winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon can be exciting as John found out how powerful these winter steelhead really are. Here’s John again with a beautiful, extremely hard fighting female steelhead from the Muskegon river. Tale of the tape from John’s 17lb, 32″ big… Continue Reading

33 & 1/4″ Inches Of 20-Pound Twisted Chrome Steel!

33 & 1/4″ Inches Of 20-Pound Twisted Chrome Steel!

Every once in a while the Muskegon river flexes its muscle to remind you just how truly blessed and wonderful this river steelhead fishery really is.  Seems these days on the Muskegon, the fabled 20-pound steelhead not only exist but are thriving with growing numbers every year. Please meet my great friend John from Chicago… Continue Reading

So Easy A 6-Year Old Can Do It!

So Easy A 6-Year Old Can Do It!

Here’s my new friends from Howell, MI.   6-year old Ella with Dad helping hold her first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Congrats Ella!  Welcome to the Steelhead Club!   Good numbers of steelhead are present throughout the river system.  With the continued strong flows and a brief warm spell next week should raise the water levels and… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Jeff from Grand Rapids, MI with an incredible 33.5″ 19lb crystal chrome hen steelhead from the Muskegon River.  Water levels are perfect with water temps slowly dropping to the mid 40’s. Seemed to have found some fresh steelhead on the move as Jeff landed this hard fighting crystal chrome buck.  One of those days… Continue Reading