Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing charter

Mid-Mays Cold Spell Helps Warm Steelhead Bite!

Mid-Mays Cold Spell Helps Warm Steelhead Bite!

Here’s Bert and Greg from northern Michigan with some excellent steelhead from the past couple days of trips. This recent Polar Vortex cold spell that came through the midwest has helped the steelhead bite! New fish have come up and drop back steelhead are aggressively feeding as they make their way back to Lake Michigan.… Continue Reading

It’s Not Over Yet!

It’s Not Over Yet!

Here’s Dave from Albion, MI with an absolute beast of a steelhead from the Muskegon River. 17lbs and 32-inches of twisted double stripe steel! It’s one thing to hook steelhead this big; it’s totally another to land one. Congratulations Dave! Great steelhead!! Great fight!! Nice to see fresh chrome around with new pushes of steelhead… Continue Reading

February Steelhead!

February Steelhead!

Never gets old trying to fight these magnificent fish. This gorgeous chrome hen pictured above is the prime example as to why winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river is so fantastic. Epic battles with massive steelhead using very light fly gear and long rods makes it all the fun! Beautiful colors on this very… Continue Reading

Well Worth It!

Well Worth It!

Here’s Chris’s brother-in-law Kevin with his very first steelhead from the 2nd half of a winter steelhead trip yesterday. Kevin’s first ever steelhead just happened to be a beautiful 30-inch 16 lb. chrome hen. Not a bad fish to start out with. Welcome to the club Kevin! Great fish! Great fight! Well done! Winter steelhead… Continue Reading

Winter Steelheading!

Winter Steelheading!

Here’s Trevors guest Brad from Colorado with his first and best winter steelhead of the day. Congrats Brad! I’m sure Trevor is so happy for you! This steelhead hit at the very end of the swing when Brad was retrieving his flies. Fishing conditions continue to improve as flows jockey for position back in forth… Continue Reading

Best Gift Of All!

Best Gift Of All!

Best gift of all with a pair of beautiful steelhead from the Muskegon River with the one above weighing in excess of 17lbs and 32 inches. Very healthy! Awesome fight! Awesome fish! Second best wasn’t too shabby either with a bent-out hook and a prayer she fell back into the net! Fishing conditions continue to… Continue Reading

Sweet December Chrome!

Sweet December Chrome!

Winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon River is one of the best kept secrets in Michigan. Fishing pressure starts to subside and the steelhead fall back into “winter lies” consisting of deep pools or slow-moving runs with contour to the river bottom. Just like a bear seeks refuge in a deep cave to hibernate through winter;… Continue Reading

Sweet Chrome Of Mine!

Sweet Chrome Of Mine!

I can’t even begin to tell you how good it was to finally have a few hours to fish for myself as it’s been a great fall (fishing wise) this year as we brought several outstanding salmon, steelhead, and trout to the boat with so many great memories to share with so many longtime customers.… Continue Reading

Back In Steel!

Back In Steel!

Here’s Greg from Big Rapids, Mi with nice chrome steelhead that slammed a leach pattern. Steelhead fishing has been good as water levels start to come down from an excess of flow from last week. Look for the high waters to bring up fresh steelhead from the lower stretches of the river as we head… Continue Reading