Category Archives: Muskegon river steelhead

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

Beautiful Brown Day!

Beautiful Brown Day!

Here’s Casey from Wisconsin with an absolute gorgeous Muskegon River Brown Trout!  Not to mention Casey’s first ever steelhead that just happened to tip the scale over 30″ and 15lbs.  Great job Casey! More steelhead continue to enter the river system despite the low clear water.   post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

March Madness!

March Madness!

Here’s my long time friend Bob from Madison, WI with some great steelhead brought to the boat.  So much fun to watch you in action fighting these magnificent steelhead.  Thanks so much for the trip Bob! Steelhead continue to enter the river system as the water temps start to climb to that optimal 42 degree… Continue Reading

Lightning Strikes Twice!

Lightning Strikes Twice!

For those of you who’ve steelhead fished before you know how difficult it can be to catch a massive steelhead in weeks of fishing let alone a couple days.  Well, here’s Jim from Fort Wayne, Indiana with his 2nd massive steelhead in excess of 30 inches and well over 17 pounds. Jim was out with… Continue Reading

February Steelheading!

February Steelheading!

Here’s Clay and Britney from the East Side of Michigan.  Clay holding his first ever steelhead.  31 inches, 14 pounds of twisted chrome steel!  Great job Clay! Not to be out done, here’s Britney posing with her first ever steelhead landed just a few casts after Clays.  Nice job Britney! Water conditions remain excellent for… Continue Reading

February Heat!

February Heat!

Fresh deep snow covering the banks.  Sun light glistening off the snow-covered trees.  Light breeze with the warmth of a propane heater waiting for that very second when the water irrupts.  That unmistakable silver flash and sledge hammer tug of Michigan’s ultimate big game fish as it breaks the water and flips airborne in circles… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Winter Steel!

Muskegon River Winter Steel!

Here’s a really healthy Muskegon River winter steelhead.  Big Bertha didn’t want her picture taken so please forgive the non-smile.  This big Ol’ Girl was full of fight and just didn’t want to give up.  Great fight!  Great winter steelhead! Here’s another nice winter steelhead from the Muskegon.  This buck fought like crazy with several… Continue Reading

Crimson & Chrome!

Crimson & Chrome!

Here’s Josh from Newaygo, MI with an absolute horse of a winter steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Tipping the scale at 16lbs, 32 inches.  Had to pull anchor and drop back for this one. Incredible fight!  Great job Josh!  Congratulations on such a nice steelhead!! One thing I love about winter steelheading is the assortment… Continue Reading

Happy Chrome Holidays!

Happy Chrome Holidays!

Here’s Jack along with his dad John and brother Mike holding an outstanding 33″ chromed out winter steelhead from the Muskegon river. Doesn’t get much better than a 33″, 17lb crystal chrome steelhead brought to the net after a great fight!  Great job Jack!  Incredible steelhead! Here’s John along with his two sons that had… Continue Reading