Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing charter

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

Brother Ben!

Brother Ben!

Here’s my brother Ben from LaCrosse, WI with a nice Muskegon river spring steelhead. Water conditions are very low and clear.  As the steelhead run starts to wind down the dry fly trout fishing will take center stage as the black stone fly hatch is in full swing and the gray drake hatch is soon… Continue Reading

19lbs, 34″ El Guapo!

19lbs, 34″ El Guapo!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with a massive 19lb, 34″ Muskegon river steelhead.  Great job Dad!  Killer steelhead! Water conditions are very low and clear.  As the steelhead run starts to wind down the dry fly trout fishing will take center stage as the black stone fly hatch is in full swing and the gray… Continue Reading

Get Some!

Get Some!

Here’s my brother Jeff from Grand Rapids, MI with a beautifully colored steelhead from the Muskegon River. The water conditions are very low and clear.  As the spring steelhead run starts to wind down the the dry fly trout fishing will take center stage.  The black stone fly hatch is in full swing and the… Continue Reading

King Of Chrome!

King Of Chrome!

Water conditions are low and clear.  Regardless, steelhead continue to enter the river system.  Pockets are found scattered throughout.  Black stone flies are on fire right now!  This low clear water with littered with heavy stone hatches are tempting the trout to look up.  For those of you that’d like to get a dry fly… Continue Reading

Simple Men!

Simple Men!

Please meet my friends Bob (right) and Paul from Wisconsin with some incredible Muskegon river spring steelhead.  Thank you for such a great time.  Watching you guys battle these magnificent fish was the best part of all.  Congrats guys!!  Thank you so much for the support over the years! Water conditions are low and clear. … Continue Reading

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