Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing charter

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

1 Cast Key Strikes Again!

1 Cast Key Strikes Again!

Here’s Greg from Big Rapids, MI with another one cast miracle bringing this gorgeous 15lb Muskegon river steelhead to the boat.  Great job Greg! 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… 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

Keep Swinging For The Fences!

Keep Swinging For The Fences!

Here’s my good friend and client John from Chicago with an absolutely beautiful Muskegon river king salmon taken with a fly on the swing through a deep pool.  John has caught some amazing fish over the years on the Muskegon river and today was no exception.  Thanks John!  Was fun to watch!! Good numbers of… Continue Reading

Fall Fishing On The Muskegon River!

Fall Fishing On 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

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

A Devine Day Of Browns On Dry Flies!

Here’s John from Chicago with a beautiful Muskegon river brown trout taken with a dry fly.  Great afternoon of fishing with some really nice brown trout brought to the boat on dry flies including two very large brown trout that just didn’t want their picture taken. Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing… Continue Reading

Dry Flies For Trout

Dry Flies For Trout

Muskegon river brown trout taken on a dry fly.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year. Check out the beautiful translucent blue gill plate on this brown.  This translucent blue gill plate is a unique feature found only on… Continue Reading

Trout Fishing Dry Fly Style!

Trout Fishing Dry Fly Style!

Muskegon river brown trout taken on a dry fly.  Nothing better than this time of year fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best dry fly fishing for trout of the year.  Caddis, Cahills, and Gray Drakes are present throughout the river system.  60 degree water temps and perfect flows are making way for some… Continue Reading

Not Over Yet!

Not Over Yet!

Sam from Chicago holding a nice mid-May steelhead from the Muskegon river with his friend Jason experiencing fly fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river for the first time.  Welcome to the steelhead club guys! The spring steelhead run on the Muskegon river is not over yet.  Recent pushes of water have brought up a surprising… Continue Reading

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Gonna Need A Bigger Net!

Greg from Big Rapids, MI with an absolute monster Muskegon river steelhead. A new push of rain has raised the water levels once again on the Muskegon and has brought new steelhead up river.  With the cold start to the spring run and the excellent flows with water temps finally getting into the ideal mid-40… Continue Reading