Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

Sweet Steel Brotherly Love!

Sweet Steel Brotherly Love!

Brotherly Love runs deep and even more so when both love to fish steelhead!  Here’s Rick holding an absolute “wall-hanger” Muskegon river steelhead along side his brother Jim (both from Ft. Wayne, IN). When I talked about these steelhead being on the large size this season; this is exactly what I mean.  Rick’s steelhead measured… Continue Reading

Late November Muskegon River Steelhead!

Late November Muskegon River Steelhead!

Here’s Kurt from Ann Arbor, MI with a really nice steelhead from the Muskegon river. The bite was on today with some great opportunities at some incredible fall steelhead throughout the day. The fall steelhead run has been very productive this season with several nice steelhead brought the net and some that just didn’t want… Continue Reading

Black Friday Becomes Chrome Steelhead Friday!

Black Friday Becomes Chrome Steelhead Friday!

Here’s Ben, who’s an exceptional high school soccer player.   Ben just made the Michigan All-State Soccer Team this year with Rockford high school in Rockford, MI.  Even better, Ben is pictured holding his first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Nothing better then celebrating with dad on such a great steelhead!  Great job Ben! Not to be… Continue Reading

Silver & Chrome!

Silver & Chrome!

Here’s my good friend George from Chicago with a bruiser of a Muskegon river steelhead! What started out as a slow bite quickly turned around as the sun came up and the bite turned on! Not to be outdone, here’s Nick, my other good friend from Chicago with a picture perfect chromed out Muskegon river… Continue Reading

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Beautiful day fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river.  The bite was very strong with several opportunities at  some great steelhead including the ones pictured here! The size of these steelhead this fall have been incredible.  Most of the steelhead brought to the net this season have been in excess of 25-inches and 13 to 14… Continue Reading

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with an absolute wall-hanger.  19 pounds and just shy of 33-inches of chromed out Muskegon river steelhead!  Absolutely amazing fight!  Was a miracle just to get in the boat.  This steelhead hit and went immediately upstream sending Ed into his backing.  Circled the boat four times and at the last… Continue Reading

Man Of Steel!

Man Of Steel!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI landing the largest of the day before heading off to deer camp out west. This brute never stopped fighting!  Refused to come to the net over four times.  Brought Bert into the backing on the fly reel twice.  Nothing beats the fight of these Muskegon river fall steelhead! Gotta take… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Just two years into learning to fly fish please meet my new friend Phil from Chicago with an absolute beauty! A giant Muskegon river fall steelhead.  Congrats Phil!  For your first ever steelhead you did well! Weighing in at 17lbs with 34.5-Inch length, Phil’s steelhead is an absolute wall hanger!  Aerial jumps off the hook-set,… Continue Reading

Quest For Chrome!

Quest For Chrome!

Here’s my good friend and long time client from the very start, please meet Ted from Chicago with some killer steelhead from today!  Congrats Ted!  Great drifts, great fights, incredible fall steelhead! So good to see so many king salmon come up this fall and along with it strong numbers of fall steelhead. Just like… Continue Reading

The Chrome Before The Storm!

The Chrome Before The Storm!

Here he is again!  The man, the myth, the legend!  One cast Key with another beautiful chrome fall steelhead from the Muskegon river just before the 35-40mph wind gusts set in today!  Great job Greg! Steelhead are scattered throughout the river system in good numbers.  One day the bite is on.  Next day it can… Continue Reading