Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing charter

Bad To The Brown!

Bad To The Brown!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout.  During the past couple weeks of trips we have lost more than a half dozen of river browns well over the 20-inch mark so it was nice to finally bring one to the net!  Great job Ed! Beautiful colors on these fall river… Continue Reading

Pictures Tell The Story!

Pictures Tell The Story!

Here’s Stephen taking a seat with this absolute monster king salmon from the Muskegon river weighing in at well over 30 pounds is an understatement.  Just look at it.  To describe the fight as an “Epic Battle” would not be doing justice to this King!  Absolutely incredible.  Congrats Stephen!  Very well deserved!   Colder weather… Continue Reading

Pink Diamond In The Pool!

Pink Diamond In The Pool!

In 25 plus years guiding on the Muskegon river I’ve never seen a Pink Salmon on the Muskegon until now.  Here’s John from Chicago with an extremely rare Pink Salmon that smashed his fly on the swing in a deep pool.   Incredible fight with the straight pulls like a king salmon mixed with the short… Continue Reading

Crystal Chrome King!

Crystal Chrome King!

Jim from Ft. Wayne Indiana with a picture perfect crystal chrome king from the Muskegon river. King salmon numbers continue to increase as start of the fall salmon run starts on the Muskegon River. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Lucky Rabbits Foot!

Lucky Rabbits Foot!

Here’s my client and friend Jim from Ft. Wayne Indiana with an absolute bruiser king salmon from the Muskegon river.  I describe Jim as a lucky rabbits foot because the few recent fishing trips he’s had with me last fall and winter he’s landed some of the largest steelhead I’ve ever seen in back to… Continue Reading

Kings-N-Chrome!

Kings-N-Chrome!

Drew from Chicago with a crystal chrome Muskegon river king salmon that absolutely smashed his fly on the swing in a deep pool.  Drew’s King was one of the most silver fresh kings I’ve seen on the Muskegon.  This king literally was days in from Lake Michigan.  Beautiful king! The deep pool staging areas for… Continue Reading

The Kings & Chrome of Fall Fishing the Muskegon River!

The Kings & Chrome of Fall Fishing the Muskegon River!

Fall is an absolutely beautiful time of year to fish the Muskegon river here in Michigan.  The annual migration of king salmon start to enter the river system and along with it the fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon. Trout… Continue Reading

Standing Tall!

Standing Tall!

Standing Tall!  Here’s Mark and son Calvin from Madison, WI with two incredible, hard fighting steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Anyone who knows steelhead fishing, knows exactly how hard it is to land one of these magnificent fish at a time.  Well, here’s Mark and Calvin landing a hard to come by steelhead double hitter! … Continue Reading

Best Gift Of All!

Best Gift Of All!

Here’s Jeff and wife Rosanna with a beautiful spring steelhead from the Muskegon river.  This trip was a birthday gift to Jeff from his wife.  And it doesn’t get any better than the gift of steelhead from the Muskegon river!  Happy birthday Jeff!  Thanks Rosanna!! Not to be outdone, here’s Rosanna with her very first… Continue Reading

One Cast Keys!

One Cast Keys!

Here’s my great friend Greg “One Cast Keys” from Big Rapids, MI with some incredible steelhead brought to the boat including the 33-inch, 17lb buck pictured top.  Great steelhead Greg!  Congrats!  Thanks so much for the continued support over the years! Water conditions are very low and clear.  As the steelhead run starts to wind… Continue Reading