Category Archives: Steelhead fishing Muskegon River

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

Winter Just Won’t Let Go!

Winter Just Won’t Let Go!

Here’s Bill pictured top along with his friend Jarrid from Indiana with two days of fishing in spring steelhead paradise where winter just wont let go on the Muskegon River!  Great fish guys! Water levels continue to sustain outstanding levels with water temps above that magical 42-degree point.  With the perfect flows and continued cold… Continue Reading

It’s….The Final Countdown!

It’s….The Final Countdown!

(Jacob with a beautiful spring steelhead) Here’s Dad with his 11-year-old son Jacob with a very healthy steelhead from the Muskegon River.  It was a tag team effort to bring this big hen to the boat.  Despite her not wanting the photo shoot, booth Andrew and Jacob got the job done bringing this big girl… Continue Reading

17lbs, 33″ Of Twisted Crimson Winter Steel!

17lbs, 33″ Of Twisted Crimson Winter Steel!

(John with a massive double stripe winter steelhead) Here’s my good friend John from the Chicago area with the best of the day.  This steelhead smashed the fly from the initial strike and took off like a bat out of hell!  Awesome fight! (John with another strong winter steelhead) These two massive steelhead John landed… Continue Reading

Quest For January Chrome!

Quest For January Chrome!

(Bob with a beautiful chrome hen) Here’s my long-time friend and fishing partner Bob from Madison, WI with a beautiful chrome hen from the Muskegon River.  Bob shares my chrome addiction and has been out with me for several steelhead fishing adventures over the years.  And I’m sure Bob would agree; this January steelhead was… Continue Reading

November Steel!

November Steel!

Here’s Kurt with a crystal chrome fall steelhead form the Muskegon river.  Steelhead numbers continue to increase as the cold evenings mixed with rain are bringing more steelhead up the river system. Here’s Kurt again with a really nice Muskegon River native brown trout. pst by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Fall Chrome Surprise!

Fall Chrome Surprise!

(Herb with a beautiful Muskegon river fall steelhead) (Ed with a Muskegon river silver bullet) (Ed with a picture perfect king salmon) Herb (pictured top) from Grand Rapids and Ed (in yellow) from Hillsdale, MI with some beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Despite the Packers hat, Herb got the job done today with… Continue Reading

Final Countdown To The Spring Steelhead Run!

Final Countdown To The Spring Steelhead Run!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI with some nice steelhead caught throughout the day.  Very good numbers of steelhead are in the river system.  It’s only a matter of time before conditions become ideal and the steelhead start to hit gravel! Water levels increased slightly today to the 2500 cfs level with a light stain.  Water temps… Continue Reading

Crystal Chrome Steel On The Move!

Crystal Chrome Steel On The Move!

(Tim holding this beautiful translucent chrome hen) Check out Tim’s absolute beauty!   Holding his translucent crystal chrome steelhead along with his son Andrew. (Andrew with the biggest of the day) Well it might not be the prettiest of the day but it was the biggest weighing in at 14lbs on the boga grips.  You… Continue Reading

Fall Fly Fishing Is Upon Us On The Muskegon River!

Fall Fly Fishing Is Upon Us On The Muskegon River!

Fall is an absolutely beautiful time of year to fish the Muskegon river here in Michigan.  Leaves are changing color, air and water temps are transitioning, and trout fishing  is picking up as the caddis fly hatch starts to explode. With it comes the best part of all as the yearly migration of king salmon and fall steelhead… Continue Reading