Category Archives: Muskegon river steelhead

Sweet December Steel!

Sweet December Steel!

(Tommy with a beautiful crystal chrome hen) Here’s my new winter steelhead fishing friends Tommy from Seattle and his dad Rick from the East side of Michigan with a matching set of beautiful crystal chrome hens from the Muskegon River. (Rick completing the matching set of crystal chrome hens) New steelhead are on the move… Continue Reading

Don’t Stop…..Believing!

Don’t Stop…..Believing!

(Andrew with a beauty steelhead from the Muskegon river) (Henry with a chrome steelhead) (Andrew with a chrome hen) (Henry with a crystal chrome hen) (Andrew with another chrome steelhead) (Andrew with the last steelie of the day) Here’s Andrew with his Brother-in-law Henry with what can only be described as a strong day of… Continue Reading

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

The Best Things In Life Never Come Easy!

Here’s Bill with an absolute beauty fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Patients and perseverance paid off.  Bill’s steelhead hit the fly five feet from the boat on the strip in.  Congrats Bill!  Well earned! Outstanding fight! It’s been an interesting late fall.  Steelhead are scattered throughout the river system but spotty in very low… Continue Reading

Stars~Stripes~ & Steel!

Stars~Stripes~ & Steel!

(Seamus with a massive Muskegon River Steelhead) Here’s Seamus from Plymouth, MI with an absolute monster buck from the Muskegon River.  Congrats Seamus!!  Great steelhead!!! Here’s the “tale of the tape” weighing in on the Boga grips at 16lbs and in excess of 30″-inches.  Great steelhead, great fight! Steelhead numbers are increasing but spread throughout… Continue Reading

Twisted Cold Steel!

Twisted Cold Steel!

Here’s Jim from Chicago with a gorgeous steelhead with some beautiful fall transition colors. As you can see from the photo this cold front has really dropped the weather and water temps dramatically in the past couple weeks.  Fast water, Intermediate and the slow moving pools are the focus as water temps keep dropping to… Continue Reading

Sweet Steel Double Tap!

Sweet Steel Double Tap!

Here’s Todd from Northern Indiana with some excellent fall steelhead from the Muskegon river. Winter is coming at least for the time being with this cold front moving through the next few days.  Water temps are dropping to the mid 40’s and water levels have spiked above 3000 cfs.  This is all good news for… Continue Reading

Sweet Fall Chrome!

Sweet Fall Chrome!

(Ed with a massive fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) (31″, 17lbs of Twisted Chrome Steel!) Day two in fall steelhead paradise as Ed lands an outstanding 171b chrome buck!  This steelhead gives new meaning to the term “Muskegon river silver bullet” as this buck jumped several times and took Ed deep into his backing… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead

Fall Steelhead

(Jeff with a nice fall steelhead from the Muskegon River) Jeff pictured top holding a beautiful chrome steelhead and his brothers Paul and Jay holding a king salmon. More fall steelhead are entering the river as new batches of salmon make their way up the river system.  Water levels are on the low side holding… Continue Reading

The Wisconsin Connection

The Wisconsin Connection

(The Boys from Wisconsin) From left to right the boys from Wisconsin with Mark holding a nice spring steelhead from the Muskegon River along with Bob in the middle and Paul on the right.  My friends from Wisconsin came out the past few days for their annual spring steelhead fishing adventure which turned out to… Continue Reading

Setting The Bar High! 18lbs~34 Inches!

Setting The Bar High!  18lbs~34 Inches!

(Tim with 18 pounds & 34 inches of Twisted Chrome Steel!!) Here’s Tim setting the bar high with his absolute monster steelhead weighing in at 18 pounds on the boga’s and 34 inches!  Had no idea the fish was this big while Tim was fighting it.  Thought Tim might be “taking his time” bringing the… Continue Reading