Category Archives: Muskegon river fly fishing guide

Crimson Red Steel!

Crimson Red Steel!

Bob from Madison, WI with a beautiful uniquely crimson red colored 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… Continue Reading

It’s All About Feelings!

It’s All About Feelings!

Here’s my great friend Amy (Bob’s daughter) from Madison, WI with an absolute beast of a Male Muskegon river steelhead. Start of the trip Amy explained it very well and I agree.  “It’s all about feelings.”  Feeling of making that great cast, feeling of running that perfect drift, and feeling of that hard stop when… Continue Reading

Getting It Done!

Getting It Done!

Here the famous Greg “One Cast Keys” with a pig of a Muskegon river steelhead. Wider around his mid section than total length this ball of steel fought like hell!  Great fish Greg! Killer fight!   The steelhead this season have been running BIG! Not to be outdone here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with a chromed… 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

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

Spring Steel!

Spring Steel!

Here’s Jim from Colorado with some of the best of the day steelhead from the Muskegon river. 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… 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

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