Category Archives: Steelhead fishing in Michigan

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

Crimson & Chrome

Winter steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river picked up past couple days with the warmer temps.  We’ve been catching several winter steelhead sporting their crimson red colors including a handful of fresh chromers like this nice 30″ 12lb female.   Look for this resent run-off of melting snow to raise the water levels and shuffle… Continue Reading

Steelheading the Mighty MO (12/29/13)

Brent & his brother Andrew from Duluth, MN joined me for some winter steelhead fishing.  Here’s Brent with an awesome chrome bullet that smashed his bead head nymph. The only request from Brent was to get his brother into steelhead, as he never caught one before.  Well, catch them he did.  Here’s Andrew with the… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Fishing 12/21/13

Talked to several perspective clients the past couple weeks debating booking a trip for winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon river in Michigan with me.  Hope this might help your decision?  You have no idea what you’re missing!   Winter steelhead fishing the MO is outstanding right now.  We have dates available Christmas thru New Years.… Continue Reading

Men Of Steel (11/23/13)

22 degree day, wind gusts of 35 mph, negative 5 wind chill, white outs off and on ten times over all day long.  Few can withstand fly fishing in blistering cold, windy weather.  There’s only one thing that can push an angler out on a blistery cold day like this past Saturday.  It’s the addicting… Continue Reading

In “Winter Lies” The Answer!

Winter months offer some of the best steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river.  Year after year we catch & release some of the biggest & best steelhead in the calm of winter.  During these months from late November thru the end of February, migratory steelhead gang up in slow moving deep pools.  These locations provide… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Steelhead (11/18/13)

We’ve been catching really good numbers of steelhead recently.  New steelhead entering the river system is increasing significantly.  The recent rain will only make the Muskegon river steelhead fishing better.   This was the best of this past Saturday……an awesome 13lb Muskegon River Fall Steelhead post by Jon Fortuna Continue Reading

The Tug Is The Drug!

Steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river remains strong.  Fish are widely dispersed through out the river system.  Water levels and temps continue to provide excellent fall steelhead fishing.  post by: Jon Fortuna Continue Reading

Fall Steelhead On The MO (11/4/13)

Muskegon River Steelhead Water levels recently shot up to 2200 cfs.  More fall steelhead are on the move to the upper stretches of the Muskegon river. post by: Jon Fortuna   Continue Reading

Muskegon River Steelhead (11/2/13)

Water levels are good up to 1900 cfs with a light stain.  More rain in the forecast will only help the cause bringing in more fall steelhead up theriver system. Lower sections of the Muskegon are fishing very well.  New chrome continue to make their way up the river system. November 4th & 7th is available.… Continue Reading