Category Archives: Muskegon river steelhead charter

Silver & Chrome!

Silver & Chrome!

Here’s my good friend George from Chicago with a bruiser of a Muskegon river steelhead! What started out as a slow bite quickly turned around as the sun came up and the bite turned on! Not to be outdone, here’s Nick, my other good friend from Chicago with a picture perfect chromed out Muskegon river… Continue Reading

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Beautiful day fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river.  The bite was very strong with several opportunities at  some great steelhead including the ones pictured here! The size of these steelhead this fall have been incredible.  Most of the steelhead brought to the net this season have been in excess of 25-inches and 13 to 14… Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead!

Fall Steelhead!

Here he is, getting it done again.  Greg from Big Rapids, MI with another beautiful Muskegon river fall steelhead. This recent push of water has brought up new crystal chrome steelhead to the Muskegon river.  Steelhead are scattered in good numbers throughout the river system.  Excellent time to fish fall steelhead on the Muskegon river!… Continue Reading

Quest For Chrome!

Quest For Chrome!

Here’s my good friend and long time client from the very start, please meet Ted from Chicago with some killer steelhead from today!  Congrats Ted!  Great drifts, great fights, incredible fall steelhead! So good to see so many king salmon come up this fall and along with it strong numbers of fall steelhead. Just like… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s my new friends from South Carolina, Jae and son Eamon helping Dad pose with his first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Welcome to the steelhead club Jae! Strong numbers of steelhead are present throughout the Muskegon river. Not to be outdone here’s Eamon, taking a break (from the University of Michigan graduate program) spending some… Continue Reading

Sweet Fall Steelhead!

Sweet Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Mike from Indiana with a beautiful Muskegon river fall steelhead.  Reminiscent of a summer run Skamania steelhead with its very long slender body and numerous acrobatic leaps out of the water Mike brought this fall steelhead to the boat. The king salmon run is in full swing with incredible numbers not seen in 10… Continue Reading

Brother Ben!

Brother Ben!

Here’s my younger brother Ben from La Crosse, WI.  Ben is an excellent trout angler successfully fishing the Driftless area of Wisconsin for years. Ben has sent me endless photos of monster brown trout he’s caught fishing Wisconsin and surrounding area small creeks and streams. Here’s brother Ben holding one of several killer steelhead that… Continue Reading

Spring Steel Fever!

Spring Steel Fever!

Here’s Jim from Ft. Wayne, IN joining me for the first time for some spring steelhead fishing with some outstanding Muskegon river steelhead brought to the boat.  Congrats Jim!  Nice steelhead!! Steelhead fishing conditions are perfect!  Flows have dropped from 5000cfs to mid 4500cfs and the water is starting to clear.  Water temps are just… Continue Reading

February Steelhead Heat!

February Steelhead Heat!

Here’s a very healthy big beautiful Muskegon river steelhead seeking refuge from Lake Michigans’ harsh winter environment spending time in the security of the Muskegon river winter lies waiting for that spring thaw.  So nice to see steelhead this healthy filled with eggs waiting to spawn.  These are the quality steelhead you want reproducing creating… Continue Reading

Fishing Winter Steelhead

Fishing Winter Steelhead

Here’s Brian from Cincinnati with an absolute gorgeous female Muskegon river steelhead.  Check out the beautiful colors on this very healthy stout steelhead.  Incredible fight! During fall months and leading into winter, female steelhead migrate up from Lake Michigan to the specific rivers where they were originally born.  They do so seeking refuge from the… Continue Reading