Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

17lbs, 33″ Of Twisted Crimson Winter Steel!

17lbs, 33″ Of Twisted Crimson Winter Steel!

(John with a massive double stripe winter steelhead) Here’s my good friend John from the Chicago area with the best of the day.  This steelhead smashed the fly from the initial strike and took off like a bat out of hell!  Awesome fight! (John with another strong winter steelhead) These two massive steelhead John landed… Continue Reading

Quest For January Chrome!

Quest For January Chrome!

(Bob with a beautiful chrome hen) Here’s my long-time friend and fishing partner Bob from Madison, WI with a beautiful chrome hen from the Muskegon River.  Bob shares my chrome addiction and has been out with me for several steelhead fishing adventures over the years.  And I’m sure Bob would agree; this January steelhead was… Continue Reading

Merry Chrome Christmas & Happy New Year From Fly Fire River Guide Service!

Merry Chrome Christmas & Happy New Year From Fly Fire River Guide Service!

Felt great to finally have a chance to break away and do some winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon landing chrome beauties like this one in late December. Steelhead are poised throughout the river from the lower stretches of Anderson Flats to the upper reaches of Croton Dam.  This recent warm-up has kept water levels… Continue Reading

Don’t Stop…..Believing!

Don’t Stop…..Believing!

(Andrew with a beauty steelhead from the Muskegon river) (Henry with a chrome steelhead) (Andrew with a chrome hen) (Henry with a crystal chrome hen) (Andrew with another chrome steelhead) (Andrew with the last steelie of the day) Here’s Andrew with his Brother-in-law Henry with what can only be described as a strong day of… Continue Reading

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

Here’s Bill with an absolute beauty fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Patients and perseverance paid off.  Bill’s steelhead hit the fly five feet from the boat on the strip in.  Congrats Bill!  Well earned! Outstanding fight! It’s been an interesting late fall.  Steelhead are scattered throughout the river system but spotty in very low… 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

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

The King Of The Muskegon!

The King Of The Muskegon!

(Jim with an absolute monster king salmon from the Muskegon River) Congratulations to Jim from the Grand Rapids area for landing what can only be described as a massive king salmon from the Muskegon river.  This king bottomed out the boga grips well over 30lbs and in excess of 40+ inches.  I’ve been guiding the… Continue Reading