Category Archives: Muskegon river fall steelhead

Skamania Mania!

Skamania Mania!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with a very long 31″ skamania steelhead from the Muskegon River that smashed a leech pattern. The length and width of this steelhead resembles a skamania (summer run) steelhead originally planted in the Big Manistee and St. Joe rivers.  Occasionally some lose their way and end up here in the… Continue Reading

Sweet Fall Chrome!

Sweet Fall Chrome!

Here’s Mark from Madison Wisconsin with an absolutely beautiful crystal chrome fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Good numbers of fall steelhead have made their way up the river system with the recent push of water from the rain and colder weather. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

November Steel!

November Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with some beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. The bite was on today with several chrome chances and some nice ones brought to the boat! As the water levels remain high for this time of year, more fall steelhead continue to enter the river system. Water levels are holding… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Eric from Hillsdale Michigan with a very chrome fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water levels have increased from the recent rains. King salmon are in full swing as numbers of fall steelhead increase. Large size rainbow and brown trout can be found in around the salmon gravel areas. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Muskegon River Silver Bullet!

Muskegon River Silver Bullet!

(Dave with a Muskegon River Silver Bullet!) Here’s Dave from Chicago with a very hard fighting chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water levels remain ideal for this time of year. Fall steelhead and king salmon continue to enter the river system. Very large rainbow and brown trout can be found in and around the… Continue Reading

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

(Corinthia with a beautiful fall steelhead) Despite the 30mph wind, relentless rain coming in from the side, here’s Corinthia from San Jose California with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water conditions are perfect for this time of year.  Fresh salmon and chrome steelhead continue to enter the river system. post by:  jon… Continue Reading

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