Category Archives: Muskegon river fall steelhead

Best Season of All! Fall Fly Fishing The Muskegon River!

Best Season of All! Fall Fly Fishing 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 fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon. Trout fishing… Continue Reading

Stars~Stripes~ & Steel!

Stars~Stripes~ & Steel!

(Seamus with a massive Muskegon River Steelhead) Here’s Seamus from Plymouth, MI with an absolute monster buck from the Muskegon River.  Congrats Seamus!!  Great steelhead!!! Here’s the “tale of the tape” weighing in on the Boga grips at 16lbs and in excess of 30″-inches.  Great steelhead, great fight! Steelhead numbers are increasing but spread throughout… Continue Reading

Twisted Cold Steel!

Twisted Cold Steel!

Here’s Jim from Chicago with a gorgeous steelhead with some beautiful fall transition colors. As you can see from the photo this cold front has really dropped the weather and water temps dramatically in the past couple weeks.  Fast water, Intermediate and the slow moving pools are the focus as water temps keep dropping to… Continue Reading

Sweet Steel Double Tap!

Sweet Steel Double Tap!

Here’s Todd from Northern Indiana with some excellent fall steelhead from the Muskegon river. Winter is coming at least for the time being with this cold front moving through the next few days.  Water temps are dropping to the mid 40’s and water levels have spiked above 3000 cfs.  This is all good news for… Continue Reading

November Steel!

November Steel!

Here’s Kurt with a crystal chrome fall steelhead form the Muskegon river.  Steelhead numbers continue to increase as the cold evenings mixed with rain are bringing more steelhead up the river system. Here’s Kurt again with a really nice Muskegon River native brown trout. pst by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Sweet Fall Chrome!

Sweet Fall Chrome!

(Ed with a massive fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) (31″, 17lbs of Twisted Chrome Steel!) Day two in fall steelhead paradise as Ed lands an outstanding 171b chrome buck!  This steelhead gives new meaning to the term “Muskegon river silver bullet” as this buck jumped several times and took Ed deep into his backing… Continue Reading

Fall Chrome Surprise!

Fall Chrome Surprise!

(Herb with a beautiful Muskegon river fall steelhead) (Ed with a Muskegon river silver bullet) (Ed with a picture perfect king salmon) Herb (pictured top) from Grand Rapids and Ed (in yellow) from Hillsdale, MI with some beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Despite the Packers hat, Herb got the job done today with… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead

Fall Steelhead

(Jeff with a nice fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) Jeff pictured top holding a beautiful chrome steelhead and his brothers Paul and Jay holding a king salmon. More fall steelhead are entering the river as new batches of salmon make their way up the river system.  Water levels are on the low side holding… Continue Reading

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

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 fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon.  Trout fishing… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead~Running Big!

Fall Steelhead~Running Big!

(John with a very healthy fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) Here’s John from the Chicago area with the best steelhead of the day that put up an outstanding fight.   It’s really nice to see the size of these steelhead so far this year are complimenting this years salmon class.  It use to be… Continue Reading