Category Archives: Muskegon river steelhead

New Push Of Water = New Push Of Steelhead!

New Push Of Water = New Push Of Steelhead!

Top photo from right to left is John and Bert finishing up the second day of a guided two-day fishing trip with another excellent round of steelhead brought to the boat.  With every new push of water comes another push of fresh steelhead including some bright chrome hens pictured above. There’s no shortage of water… Continue Reading

“The One” That Didn’t Get Away!

“The One” That Didn’t Get Away!

From left to right here’s John, Bert, and Greg with some outstanding steelhead from day one of a two-day spring steelhead fishing trip on the Muskegon river. Pictured top is John’s massive 34″ buck that crossed the river four times looking for every log jam in the river to break John off.  After a drag… Continue Reading

Queen of Chrome!

Queen of Chrome!

Here’s Beverly and her husband Steve from Kalamazoo, MI with some great steelhead including Steve’s football size Muskegon river brown. Fishing conditions remain excellent with heavy flows pushing more steelhead up stream on a daily basis.  As early spring positions start to fade new mid spring positions are starting to produce good numbers of steelhead. … Continue Reading

Spring Steel On The Run!

Spring Steel On The Run!

Here’s Todd from Indiana with some of the best steelhead of the day from the Muskegon River.  The spring run on the Muskegon is in full swing as more numbers of steelhead continue to migrate up the river system. Water levels continue with very high flows for this time of the year offering excellent steelhead… Continue Reading

Spring Steel Paradise!

Spring Steel Paradise!

Here’s my great friends Bob (pictured top) and Paul from Madison Wisconsin with what can only be described as something very special spending the past three days in steelhead paradise on the Muskegon river during the peak of the spring steelhead run.  Guys, here’s to the battles won and lost and the stories that will… Continue Reading

The Day After The Storm!

The Day After The Storm!

Here’s Kurt from Ann Arbor, MI with some outstanding steelhead from the day after the winter storm this past Monday which produced snow accumulations in excess of ten inches. Among these great steelhead include Kurt’s  two massive 18lb, 33″ bucks pictured top and bottom.  Great job Kurt! The water levels continue to be amazing for… Continue Reading

Spring Steel Double Stripe Buck!

Spring Steel Double Stripe Buck!

(Jim with a hefty double stripe buck) Here’s my good friend Jim from the Chicago area with some nice steelhead including the massive 33″ 18lb buck pictured top.  Jim has been out with me in some of the nastiest steelhead weather you can imagine so it was nice to finally have a nice mild day… Continue Reading

Twisted Chrome Steel!

Twisted Chrome Steel!

Steve with a massive Chrome steelhead Bert with a beautiful chrome hen Greg with an absolute bruiser spring steelhead from the Muskegon Here’s my good friends Steve, Bert, and Greg with some of the best steelhead of the day including both Steve’s and Greg’s massive spring bucks from the Muskegon River. Water levels remain excellent… Continue Reading

Sweet 16!

Sweet 16!

(Trystan with a big double stripe steelhead) No better way to celebrate your 16th birthday then hooking and landing your first ever steelhead with dad at your side.   Funny how things work out, this steelhead weighed in at 16lbs on the boga grips and was in excess of 30-inches.  Trystan’s Sweet 16 birthday with the… Continue Reading

Spring Steelhead On The Move!

Spring Steelhead On The Move!

Fresh spring steelhead are on the move as warmer water and air temps move in with March.  The Muskegon River is setting up for something special as the snow packed surroundings start to thaw as we approach April.  Look for next week’s air temps in the mid 40’s to 50’s mixed with rain to kick-start… Continue Reading