Category Archives: Steelhead fishing Muskegon River

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

Sweet Steelhead Therapy!

Sweet Steelhead Therapy!

Tony with a beautifully massive Muskegon river spring steelhead. Bill with an outstanding Muskegon river steelhead. Bill with a gorgeous spring hen. Bill pictured with a hard fighting buck. Tony with another beautiful spring hen to finish out the day. Here’s Tony and Bill pictured with some great steelhead including Tony’s 33″ 14lb hen (top photo).  I… Continue Reading

Steelhead Paradise!

Steelhead Paradise!

Here’s Brian with a trophy Muskegon River steelhead. Not to be outdone, here’s Mike pictured with his trophy steelhead. Brian with a hard fighting steelhead. Here’s Mike with a 30″ hen. Brian with a really nice steelhead showing it’s winter colors. Mike with one of two giant walleye landed. Brian pictured with another killer steelhead. Here’s… Continue Reading

Winter Steelhead ~ On Fire!

Winter Steelhead ~ On Fire!

Here’s Troy from Rockford, MI with some outstanding steelhead (especially for a guy who never caught a steelhead before) during his four-hour guided winter trip today. Winter steelhead fishing is in full effect on the Muskegon river.  Winter rates include 1-2 anglers fishing 4 to 5 hours during the warmest part of the day for $250.  These… Continue Reading