Category Archives: Muskegon River Fishing Charter

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

Timing The Rise!

Timing The Rise!

(Muskegon River Brown Trout) More times than not hooking big trout with dry flies is won or lost by timing the rise.  Trout don’t like to waste a lot of energy when feeding and with an over abundance of spent drakes floating down stream these browns position themselves in their specific feeding lane and just… Continue Reading

Stripping Streamers For Browns!

Stripping Streamers For Browns!

Here’s John from Chicago with a nice brown that took a salmon fry pattern on the swing. Trout season is off to high water start!  4,000 cfs and rising was the theme of the day as the high flows on the Muskegon just wont stop. These high flows are good for the wet flies, but… Continue Reading

Late May Steelhead On The Run!

Late May Steelhead On The Run!

(Seth with a picture perfect late season steelhead) Here’s Seth from England with some late season steelhead from the Muskegon River. Pockets of steelhead still remain but with a high flow and slightly stained water the stage is being set for the perfect transition from the steelhead to trout fishing in the next few days.… Continue Reading

Go With The Flow!

Go With The Flow!

Here’s Greg with a massive late season steelhead from the Muskegon River. No to be out done here’s Bert with another big late season steelhead. Greg with a beautiful hen from the Muskegon. Best of the day!  Here’s Bert with a very fresh “picture perfect” late May steelhead. Go with the flow was the word… Continue Reading

May Offers Up Crystal Chrome Steelhead & 20″ Rainbows!!

May Offers Up Crystal Chrome Steelhead & 20″ Rainbows!!

Here’s Todd from Indiana with an absolute brute chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River.  The recent high waters have brought up a fresh push of steelhead found in select pockets of the river. Here’s Todd with a custom jaw structured steelhead unique to the Muskegon River. Here’s Todd with another “crystal chrome” steelhead. Todd posing… Continue Reading

“The One” That Didn’t Get Away!

“The One” That Didn’t Get Away!

From left to right here’s John, Bert, and Greg with some outstanding steelhead from day one of a two-day spring steelhead fishing trip on the Muskegon river. Pictured top is John’s massive 34″ buck that crossed the river four times looking for every log jam in the river to break John off.  After a drag… Continue Reading

Queen of Chrome!

Queen of Chrome!

Here’s Beverly and her husband Steve from Kalamazoo, MI with some great steelhead including Steve’s football size Muskegon river brown. Fishing conditions remain excellent with heavy flows pushing more steelhead up stream on a daily basis.  As early spring positions start to fade new mid spring positions are starting to produce good numbers of steelhead. … Continue Reading

Spring Steel On The Run!

Spring Steel On The Run!

Here’s Todd from Indiana with some of the best steelhead of the day from the Muskegon River.  The spring run on the Muskegon is in full swing as more numbers of steelhead continue to migrate up the river system. Water levels continue with very high flows for this time of the year offering excellent steelhead… Continue Reading

Spring Steel Double Stripe Buck!

Spring Steel Double Stripe Buck!

(Jim with a hefty double stripe buck) Here’s my good friend Jim from the Chicago area with some nice steelhead including the massive 33″ 18lb buck pictured top.  Jim has been out with me in some of the nastiest steelhead weather you can imagine so it was nice to finally have a nice mild day… Continue Reading