Category Archives: Steelhead fishing Muskegon River

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

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

Winter Lies The Answer!

Winter Lies The Answer!

Here’s an absolute beast of a winter steelhead from the Muskegon river.  Fresh from Lake Michigan with the recent push of water from rain and run-off. Water conditions have been perfect past few days as Michigan’s Mother Nature is tightening her grip on the cold front coming in to stay.  As this colder weather continues,… Continue Reading

It’s Not Over Yet!

It’s Not Over Yet!

Here’s Dave from Albion, MI with an absolute beast of a steelhead from the Muskegon River. 17lbs and 32-inches of twisted double stripe steel! It’s one thing to hook steelhead this big; it’s totally another to land one. Congratulations Dave! Great steelhead!! Great fight!! Nice to see fresh chrome around with new pushes of steelhead… Continue Reading

The Gift Of Steel!

The Gift Of Steel!

Here’s Ron and his brother John from Michigan taking full advantage of Johns birthday gift to his brother, as Ron holds his first of many steelhead from the day including an 18lb 34″ monster Ron puts in the boat pictured below. Sometimes the smaller steelhead fight the hardest and this was definitely the case with… Continue Reading

Back in Business!

Back in Business!

First and foremost, Thank You! To the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org) who fought for the rights of Fishing Charter Services in Michigan to resume operations as of today, May 7th. The Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) sent two letters to Gov. Whitmer. The first provided language that would allow fishing guides to safely return… Continue Reading

All In The Family!

All In The Family!

Keeping it all in the family here’s my new friends from Indiana and Michigan who came to spend a beautiful half day with me this past Saturday in search of the Muskegon River Crowned Jewel…Steelhead! And find it they did with several nice attempts at some great fish including several large size trout and a… Continue Reading

March Steelhead Madness!

March Steelhead Madness!

Here’s me with an absolute monster steelhead from the Muskegon River. Fresh fish continue to enter the river system as longer days and warmer nights are turning the bite on big time! Tale of the tape with this big beautiful chrome hen! Another big beautiful hen from the Muskegon. “Fish the soft pockets” seemed to… Continue Reading

Bitter Sweet!

Bitter Sweet!

Here’s the best of the day among a few others that just didn’t want their picture taken. Including a very large river brown that popped the hook at the net and just didn’t fall back into it. Despite losing the brown, it was a beautiful day with several strong hook-ups in multiple locations. Water conditions… Continue Reading