Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

(Corinthia with a beautiful fall steelhead) Despite the 30mph wind, relentless rain coming in from the side, here’s Corinthia from San Jose California with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water conditions are perfect for this time of year.  Fresh salmon and chrome steelhead continue to enter the river system. post by:  jon… Continue Reading

Red King Rising!

Red King Rising!

(Brian with a vey unique red flanked Muskegon River King Salmon) Here’s my new international friends Brian (pictured top) and Eddie from Scotland with some outstanding salmon from the Muskegon River including Brian’s amazing 34lb, 41″ red flanked buck!  Amazing fish!  Amazing day swinging flies in the deep pools for salmon. Special thanks to my… Continue Reading

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

Dry Flying For Browns!

Dry Flying For Browns!

(Muskegon River Brown Trout) Finally starting to get more consistency with the dry fly fishing on the Muskegon.  This nice brown pictured above smashed a gray drake dry fly pattern and is a prime example of the trout starting to “look up” as the water levels start to drop. This brown is pictured with my… 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

New Push Of Water = New Push Of Steelhead!

New Push Of Water = New Push Of Steelhead!

Top photo from right to left is John and Bert finishing up the second day of a guided two-day fishing trip with another excellent round of steelhead brought to the boat.  With every new push of water comes another push of fresh steelhead including some bright chrome hens pictured above. There’s no shortage of water… 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 Paradise!

Spring Steel Paradise!

Here’s my great friends Bob (pictured top) and Paul from Madison Wisconsin with what can only be described as something very special spending the past three days in steelhead paradise on the Muskegon river during the peak of the spring steelhead run.  Guys, here’s to the battles won and lost and the stories that will… Continue Reading