Category Archives: Muskegon River Fishing Charter

Bad To The Brown Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Bad To The Brown Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Here’s Tristan from Des Moines, IA with a beautiful Muskegon River brown trout.  The brown trout fishing on the Muskegon has been exceptionally good the past couple years and only seems to get better! Notice the beautiful translucent blue on the gill plate of Tristan’s river brown.  Brown trout are the only fish species to… Continue Reading

The Chrome Before the Storm!

The Chrome Before the Storm!

Here’s my great friend Ted from Chicago with an absolute bruiser steelhead from the Muskegon River. I’ve said it before and saying it again here, some of the largest steelhead of the year are hooked and landed during the months of January and February.  Ted’s big steelhead is no exception, tipping the boga grips at… Continue Reading

Sweet Steel Of Mine!

Sweet Steel Of Mine!

Here’s my new friends Tristan and wife Holly from Des Moines, IA holding Tristan’s first ever Muskegon river steelhead that just happened to tip the boga grips at 16lbs and 30+ inches!  Great job Tristan!  Beautiful steelhead! Fresh steelhead are on the move as the water temps start to cool down along with the fishing… Continue Reading

Bad To The Bone! Brown Trout Fishing The Muskegon River!

Bad To The Bone!  Brown Trout Fishing The Muskegon River!

It’s surly not getting old; the brown trout fishing on the Muskegon river just keeps getting better and better!  Never seen so many nice river browns brought to the net in the past year.  Whether it be dry flies during the drake or caddis hatch, C&D egg flies behind redds, nymph fishing, stripping streamers, you… Continue Reading

January & February Produce Some Of The Largest Steelhead Of The Year On The Muskegon River!

January & February Produce Some Of The Largest Steelhead Of The Year On The Muskegon River!

Year after year for the past 25 years guiding the Muskegon river has always produced massive steelhead during the dead of winter in January and February, and today was no different. Not sure what triggers these adult steelhead to come up river in the coldest months of the year but they do every year. This… Continue Reading

May Your New Years Be Filled With Steelhead!

May Your New Years Be Filled With Steelhead!

Here’s Bobby from Michigan with a beautifully chromed out Muskegon river steelhead!  With this years El-Nino in full effect, it hardly feels like winter steelheading with way above average water and air temperatures.  Sure makes for some very comfortable winter steelhead fishing. Bob with another really nice steelhead brought to the net!  With only a… Continue Reading

May Your Holidays Be Filled with Big Bows & Killer Browns! Happy Holidays from Fly Fire!!

May Your Holidays Be Filled with Big Bows & Killer Browns!  Happy Holidays from Fly Fire!!

Here’s Jim from Ft. Wayne, IN with a big & beautiful naturally reproduced Muskegon river rainbow trout! Jim with one of several nice brown trout brought to the boat throughout the day.  From the beginning of September to now, the trout fishing on the Muskegon river has been incredible.  Never seen so many big trout… Continue Reading

Massive 24″ Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Massive 24″ Muskegon River Brown Trout!

Here’s Chris from Chicago with what can only be described as a 24″ Muskegon river brown trout of a life time!  Tipping the tape measure at 24-inches, this natural river brown is a wall-hanger!  Congratulations Chris on this amazing native Muskegon river brown trout! Notice the adipose fin (small nub like top fin just up… Continue Reading

Happy Thanks-Chrome-Giving!

Happy Thanks-Chrome-Giving!

Jason from Rockford, MI with an absolutely gorgeous chromed out Muskegon river steelhead! Here’s Nathan from Rockford, MI finding out first hand fishing for steelhead ain’t always easy. But, patience, perseverance, running the correct drift, and setting the hook can finally pay off in the quest for chrome! What started out slow, quickly began to… Continue Reading

Find Your Way Back!

Find Your Way Back!

Felt great to find my way back to the river to get some casts in before picking clients up even if it was just for a few minutes.  Even better to land this chromed out buck in what little time I had the opportunity to fish! More fall steelhead continue to enter the river system. … Continue Reading