Category Archives: Muskegon River Fishing Charter

Better Sit Down For This Photo!

Better Sit Down For This Photo!

Here’s Jim from Madison, WI with an absolute hog of a king salmon tipping the scales well over 30 pounds and in excess of 40-inches.  Great job Jim!  Incredible Muskegon River King Salmon! Water temps are starting to cool rapidly making way for the peak of the king salmon run and with it fall steelhead. … Continue Reading

So Big It Took 3 Of Them To Hold It!

So Big It Took 3 Of Them To Hold It!

From left to right here’s the three brothers Chris, Brad, and Jeff helping hold Brad’s massive king salmon from the Muskegon River.  Water temps are starting to cool rapidly making way for the peak of the king salmon run and with it fall steelhead.  Water levels and clarity are perfect!  Game on!! post by: jon… Continue Reading

Pictures Tell The Story!

Pictures Tell The Story!

Here’s Stephen taking a seat with this absolute monster king salmon from the Muskegon river weighing in at well over 30 pounds is an understatement.  Just look at it.  To describe the fight as an “Epic Battle” would not be doing justice to this King!  Absolutely incredible.  Congrats Stephen!  Very well deserved!   Colder weather… Continue Reading

Not About the #’s. All About The 1!

Not About the #’s.  All About The 1!

Great friend and client John from Chicago with an absolute killer king salmon from the Muskegon River.  Deep pools a.k.a salmon staging areas are stacked with king salmon.   It’s only a matter of time before the salmon run breaks wide open.  Only thing seeming to hold us back is water temps.  Unseasonably warm nights… Continue Reading

Pink Diamond In The Pool!

Pink Diamond In The Pool!

In 25 plus years guiding on the Muskegon river I’ve never seen a Pink Salmon on the Muskegon until now.  Here’s John from Chicago with an extremely rare Pink Salmon that smashed his fly on the swing in a deep pool.   Incredible fight with the straight pulls like a king salmon mixed with the short… Continue Reading

Crystal Chrome King!

Crystal Chrome King!

Jim from Ft. Wayne Indiana with a picture perfect crystal chrome king from the Muskegon river. King salmon numbers continue to increase as start of the fall salmon run starts on the Muskegon River. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Lucky Rabbits Foot!

Lucky Rabbits Foot!

Here’s my client and friend Jim from Ft. Wayne Indiana with an absolute bruiser king salmon from the Muskegon river.  I describe Jim as a lucky rabbits foot because the few recent fishing trips he’s had with me last fall and winter he’s landed some of the largest steelhead I’ve ever seen in back to… Continue Reading

Kings-N-Chrome!

Kings-N-Chrome!

Drew from Chicago with a crystal chrome Muskegon river king salmon that absolutely smashed his fly on the swing in a deep pool.  Drew’s King was one of the most silver fresh kings I’ve seen on the Muskegon.  This king literally was days in from Lake Michigan.  Beautiful king! The deep pool staging areas for… Continue Reading

Back-N-Black Back-N-Kings!

Back-N-Black Back-N-Kings!

Here’s long time friend and client John from Chicago with the best of the day. 42-Inches and 29 pounds of twisted green steel! You just can’t imagine how hard these fish fight until you hook one with a light weight fly rod. Absolutely incredible fights ensue with battles lasting well over 20 minutes. John with… Continue Reading

The Kings & Chrome of Fall Fishing the Muskegon River!

The Kings & Chrome of Fall 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 the fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon. Trout… Continue Reading