Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

Crimson & Chrome!

Crimson & Chrome!

Here’s Josh from Newaygo, MI with an absolute horse of a winter steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Tipping the scale at 16lbs, 32 inches.  Had to pull anchor and drop back for this one. Incredible fight!  Great job Josh!  Congratulations on such a nice steelhead!! One thing I love about winter steelheading is the assortment… Continue Reading

Happy Chrome Holidays!

Happy Chrome Holidays!

Here’s Jack along with his dad John and brother Mike holding an outstanding 33″ chromed out winter steelhead from the Muskegon river. Doesn’t get much better than a 33″, 17lb crystal chrome steelhead brought to the net after a great fight!  Great job Jack!  Incredible steelhead! Here’s John along with his two sons that had… Continue Reading

Winter Lies The Answer!

Winter Lies The Answer!

Here’s an absolute beast of a winter steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Fresh from Lake Michigan with the recent push of water from rain and run-off. Water conditions have been perfect past few days as Michigan’s Mother Nature is tightening her grip on the cold front coming in to stay.  As this colder weather continues,… Continue Reading

Silver & Gold!

Silver & Gold!

Once the water temps drop below that 40 degree mark the steelhead fishing gets easier as the majority of steelhead gang up in large numbers in their winter lies.  These slow moving pools can produce double digit hook ups in a matter of hours.  Great way to get your son or daughter interested in the… Continue Reading

Quest For Chrome!

Quest For Chrome!

Here’s Matt from Grand Rapids, MI with the best of the day from a recent few hour fishing trip.  This 30″ 14lb female steelhead fought incredibly hard and Matt handled it flawlessly bringing this beautiful girl to the boat.  Great job Matt!  Beautiful steelhead. Water conditions are perfect as more steelhead enter the river system. … Continue Reading

17lbs, 33″ of Twisted Chrome Steel!

17lbs, 33″ of Twisted Chrome Steel!

Here’s Jim from Fort Wayne, IN with an absolute beast of a steelhead from the Muskegon river.  33″ Inches and 17lbs of twisted chrome steel!  Great job Jim!  Incredible steelhead!  Congratulations! Here’s Jim’s brother Rick also from Fort Wayne, IN with a nice buck from the MO.  Both Jim and Rick have been avid Pere… Continue Reading

Water Temps Drop As the Steelhead Bite Starts To Pop!

Water Temps Drop As the Steelhead Bite Starts To Pop!

Please welcome my new friends Sherry from Rockford, MI and her brother Austin from Jacksonville, FL.  Sherry with her first ever steelhead that believe it or not hit on her very first cast.  Great job Sherry!  Well done! Here’s Austin, from Jacksonville, FL.  He’s fished and hunted some of the best areas across the United… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Rod with the Northview Fly Fishing Club of Grand Rapids, MI with an absolutely gorgeous native Muskegon river brown trout. The new 15″ minimum Brown Trout regulations have been in place on the Muskegon river the past few years now and have been producing incredible results like Rod’s river brown. Good numbers of steelhead… Continue Reading

The Tug Is The Drug!

The Tug Is The Drug!

The tug is the drug and nothing feels better than that first pull from a fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  And no one knows better than my good friend Ted from Chicago with an absolute crystal chrome beauty from the Muskegon.  Great job Ted!   Doesn’t get much better than Ted’s cosmetically perfect fall steelhead. … Continue Reading

You Never Forget Your First Fall Steelhead!

You Never Forget Your First Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Paul from Chicago with his very first steelhead that absolutely smashed his egg fly.  Congratulations Paul!  Great fight! Great fish!  Welcome to the Twisted Chrome Steel Club! Water conditions are low and clear right now with good numbers of fall steelhead scattered throughout the river system.  The recent heavy rains will push more steelhead… Continue Reading