Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing charter

Bad To The 24″ Brown!

Bad To The 24″ Brown!

Here’s Bob from Madison, WI with an absolute gem; an incredible 24″ Muskegon river brown trout.   Great job Bob!  Incredible river brown!  Congratulations!! The trout fishing in and around the steelhead reds has been on fire lately!  We’ve brought several 20+ inch rainbows and browns to the boat past few weeks. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Big Daddy!

Big Daddy!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with this absolute beast of a female steelhead that Bert was lucky enough to bring to the boat despite the barbless hooks!  Great job Bert!  Well done. Steelhead continue to enter the river system and are staging in pockets throughout the river system despite the low clear water. post by:… Continue Reading

Time To Shine!

Time To Shine!

Meet the new young fly fishing prodigy from Chicago.  Here’s Kyra holding her first ever steelhead hooked, fought, and landed all by herself with a fly rod.  Kyra’s first ever big Buck just happened to tip the scale at 30-inches and 16lbs.  Great job Kyra!!  Welcome to the steelhead club! Not to be outdone here’s… Continue Reading

Double Red Stripe Brute!

Double Red Stripe Brute!

Here’s Greg with what can only be described as “threading the needle” with a one in a million cast into a log jam only to have the water erupt with this 32″ Twisted Crimson Red Ball of Steel rocketing out of the water!  Incredible fight, incredible story!  Incredible double stripe steelhead!  Congrats Greg!  Not to… Continue Reading

Lightning Strikes Twice!

Lightning Strikes Twice!

For those of you who’ve steelhead fished before you know how difficult it can be to catch a massive steelhead in weeks of fishing let alone a couple days.  Well, here’s Jim from Fort Wayne, Indiana with his 2nd massive steelhead in excess of 30 inches and well over 17 pounds. Jim was out with… 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

Chrome Steel!

Chrome Steel!

Here’s Nick from Chicago with a chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River.  70 degrees one day and back in the 30’s the next.  You’ve gotta love the fall steelhead weather in Michigan! The recent rains have brought the water up slightly along with some new steelhead reaching the upper stretches of the river.  The tricky… Continue Reading

Bad To The Bow!

Bad To The Bow!

Here’s Bert with one of the largest, if not the largest 24″ native rainbow trout from the Muskegon river.  Congrats on such a one in a million rainbow Bert! This rainbow was so big (two feet long!) I truly thought it was a steelhead.  In 20+ years guiding exclusively on the Muskegon river all year… Continue Reading

Twisted Chrome Steel & Fat Bows!

Twisted Chrome Steel & Fat Bows!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with a steelhead so bright chrome it threw off my camera focus. Ed with a small skipper from the Muskegon.  These young steelhead are usually the precursor to a major push of fall steelhead on the way upriver. Ed with a very healthy 20″ rainbow trout. Water conditions are at… Continue Reading

Queen of Kings!

Queen of Kings!

Here’s Amy from Madison, WI with a very healthy king salmon from the Muskegon river.  Amy has been out with me during some of the nastiest weather conditions hunting down steelhead in the fall, winter and spring.  So to be able to fish in beautiful fall conditions with sun and mild temps hooking these powerful… Continue Reading