Category Archives: Muskegon River fishing guide

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

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s my new friends from South Carolina, Jae and son Eamon helping Dad pose with his first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Welcome to the steelhead club Jae! Strong numbers of steelhead are present throughout the Muskegon river. Not to be outdone here’s Eamon, taking a break (from the University of Michigan graduate program) spending some… Continue Reading

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s John from Chicago again with yet another fall jewel from the Muskegon river, the beautifully fall colored Muskegon river brown trout!  Congrats on the brown John! John’s beautifully colored brown trout was gorging on eggs behind the salmon beds.  Not uncommon to hook massive browns and rainbow trout behind the salmon beds gorging on… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead!

Fall Steelhead!

Here’s my good friend John from Chicago with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Great job John.  Incredible fight! The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10 years on the Muskegon river.  With the heavy concentration of king salmon throughout the river system has brought up… Continue Reading

Wind Rain Cold & Chrome!

Wind Rain Cold & Chrome!

Here’s Bill from Rockford, MI with a crystal chrome crown jewel of the Muskegon river.  The Muskegon river steelhead!  Congrats Bill!  Great fight!  Great job bringing this beauty to the boat. The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10 years on the Muskegon river.  With the heavy concentration… Continue Reading

Sweet Fall Steelhead!

Sweet Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Mike from Indiana with a beautiful Muskegon river fall steelhead.  Reminiscent of a summer run Skamania steelhead with its very long slender body and numerous acrobatic leaps out of the water Mike brought this fall steelhead to the boat. The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10… Continue Reading

Kings Of Swing!

Kings Of Swing!

Here’s Jim with his son Hunter and his wife Hannah helping Jim hold this monster Muskegon river king salmon. Good numbers of king salmon continue to enter the river system making their way into staging areas as the females wait for their eggs to develop and water temps to drop triggering them to make their… Continue Reading

Swinging Flies For King Salmon!

Swinging Flies For King Salmon!

Here’s Andrew from Spring Lake with an absolutely massive Muskegon river king salmon taken on a swung fly through a deep pool.  Andrew has caught king salmon before but nothing this big and never on a fly rod.  First ever on a fly rod.  Great job Andrew!  Incredible king!! Here’s Jay (fishing guide out of… Continue Reading