Category Archives: Steelhead fishing in Michigan

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

Home Sweet Chrome!

Home Sweet Chrome!

Here’s Tim from Northern Indiana with the crown jewel of the Muskegon river; a hard fighting chromed out Muskegon river steelhead! Here’s Tim’s first ever steelhead from the Muskegon river that just happened to be a beautiful chromed out hen just like his steelhead pictured above.  Great job Tim!  Welcome to the steelhead club! Water… Continue Reading

One Last Cast!

One Last Cast!

Here’s Mark holding a well earned Muskegon river steelhead along with his brother Kelly and Kelly’s son Dane sporting the steelhead goggles. Not to be outdone here’s Kelly with his first ever Muskegon river steelhead. And last but not least here’s Dane with his first ever steelhead which turned out to be the famous “one… 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

Feels So Good!

Feels So Good!

(Nice fall steelhead from the Muskegon river that decided to play) Even though it was just a few hours, it felt so good to be able to get a line wet and feel that tug again only a fall steelhead from the Muskegon river can produce!  Water levels and clarity are excellent right now.  The… Continue Reading

9 Year Old…. Hands Of Steel!

Here’s 9-year-old CJ with Dad celebrating in style with his first ever steelhead.  A 29″ Muskegon River silver bullet taken with a fly rod!  If you could have only seen the cast CJ made to hook this fish!  Not to mention the fight.  CJ handled it flawlessly navigating this outstanding chrome hen out of several… Continue Reading

Lansing Angler Makes Good Steelhead Fishing The Muskegon River

Bill from Lansing, MI came out today to break away for some winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river.  I give Bill credit; it’s been 10 years since he steelhead fished here in Michigan.  Until now, the only thing he wanted to do was get out of doors to fish the Muskegon river.  This beautiful… Continue Reading

Cold Hard Muskegon River Steel!

As March grows near, I wanted to remind you the biggest steelhead of the year are taken late February & March on the Muskegon.  The fish below seem to be a pre-curser of what’s to come.  Although they’re not quite wall hangers yet, if they make it a couple more years these double stripe bucks… Continue Reading

Shake Those Blues 1/16/14

Nice to get out and put a bend in the rod for a few hours.  Steelhead fishing remains strong on the MO.  Hit the first steelhead the second cast of the day.  The fish hit so hard it caught me off guard and lost it minutes into the fight.  What really amazes me though is the outstanding size trout… Continue Reading