Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

Here’s John from Chicago with a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout taken with a dry fly.  Great afternoon of fishing with some really nice brown trout brought to the boat on dry flies including two very large brown trout that just didn’t want their picture taken. Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing… Continue Reading

Browns On Bamboo

Browns On Bamboo

Here’s Kenneth’s long brown taken with his beautiful hand made bamboo fly rod he made this past winter.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Caddis, Cahills, and Gray Drakes are present throughout the river system.  60 degree water… Continue Reading

It Means More When You Gotta Work For It!

It Means More When You Gotta Work For It!

You remember it more when you gotta work for it.  It’s one thing to hook large steelhead and another to get them in the boat.  I think Mark would agree; it’s not easy, but so much fun to fight these powerful fish on light fly gear.  The combination of the fight to getting it to… Continue Reading

Trout Stream Becomes Steelhead Dreams!

Trout Stream Becomes Steelhead Dreams!

What originated as a trout trip quickly became a steelhead dream as the recent rains yet again pushed up another run of fresh steelhead. John from Minnesota with a gorgeous Muskegon river steelhead. Haven’t seen incredible flows like this on the Muskegon for almost two years.  Excellent flows mixed with cool water temps from this… Continue Reading

Not Over Yet!

Not Over Yet!

Sam from Chicago holding a nice mid-May steelhead from the Muskegon river with his friend Jason experiencing fly fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river for the first time.  Welcome to the steelhead club guys! The spring steelhead run on the Muskegon river is not over yet.  Recent pushes of water have brought up a surprising… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Calvin from Madison, WI with a awesome 22-inch Muskegon river brown trout. New regulations on the Muskegon river from 10-inch minimum to 15-inch minimum has increased both the size and quantity of the Muskegon river brown trout population resulting in beautiful brown trout like Calvins.  A new push of rain has raised the water… Continue Reading

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Greg from Big Rapids, MI with an absolute monster Muskegon river steelhead. A new push of rain has raised the water levels once again on the Muskegon and has brought new steelhead up river.  With the cold start to the spring run and the excellent flows with water temps finally getting into the ideal mid-40… Continue Reading

Crimson Red Steel!

Crimson Red Steel!

Bob from Madison, WI with a beautiful uniquely crimson red colored Muskegon river steelhead. A new push of rain has raised the water levels once again on the Muskegon and has brought new steelhead up river.  With the cold start to the spring run and the excellent flows with water temps finally getting into the… Continue Reading

May Chrome!

May Chrome!

Paul from Madison, WI with a beautiful chromed out Muskegon river steelhead. A new push of rain has raised the water levels once again on the Muskegon and has brought new steelhead up river.  With the cold start to the spring run and the excellent flows with water temps finally getting into the ideal mid-40… Continue Reading

Brother Ben!

Brother Ben!

Here’s my younger brother Ben from La Crosse, WI.  Ben is an excellent trout angler successfully fishing the Driftless area of Wisconsin for years. Ben has sent me endless photos of monster brown trout he’s caught fishing Wisconsin and surrounding area small creeks and streams. Here’s brother Ben holding one of several killer steelhead that… Continue Reading