Category Archives: Trout Fishing Muskegon River

Flyin~High With The Dry Flies!

Flyin~High With The Dry Flies!

Here’s Nick from Chicago with what started out as a first time dry fly casting instructional course and turned into a dry fly casting clinic put on by Nick as he picked up the fly casting quickly with no problem and was rewarded with this nice rainbow trout that absolutely smashed his dry fly.  Great… Continue Reading

May Offers Up Crystal Chrome Steelhead & 20″ Rainbows!!

May Offers Up Crystal Chrome Steelhead & 20″ Rainbows!!

Here’s Todd from Indiana with an absolute brute chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River.  The recent high waters have brought up a fresh push of steelhead found in select pockets of the river. Here’s Todd with a custom jaw structured steelhead unique to the Muskegon River. Here’s Todd with another “crystal chrome” steelhead. Todd posing… Continue Reading

Beautiful Fall River Brown

Beautiful Fall River Brown

(Bert with a gorgeous Muskegon River Brown Trout) The king salmon run is in full swing on the Muskegon making for some great opportunities for really large size trout and fall steelhead.  Water temps are on the decline along with water levels.  Much needed rain in the forecast will bring more fish up river. post… Continue Reading

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

Fall Fly Fishing Doesn’t Get Any Better!

Fall is an absolutely beautiful time of year to fish the Muskegon river here in Michigan.  The annual migration of king salmon start to enter the river system and along with it fall steelhead and lake run browns follow suite up river in search of salmon roe discharged from actively spawning king salmon.  Trout fishing… Continue Reading

Beautiful Browns On The Dry Fly!

Beautiful Browns On The Dry Fly!

(Beautiful Muskegon River Brown Trout On The Dry Fly) Absolutely love this time of year.  It’s the best of both worlds with the strong numbers of remaining steelhead due to massive flows and the transition to some of the best dry fly trout fishing the Muskegon River has to offer.  Pictured above is one of… Continue Reading

Living A Brown Trout Dream!

Living A Brown Trout Dream!

(Ed holding a “wall-hanger” river brown from the Muskegon) Here’s Ed holding a trophy Muskegon River brown trout.  Photo’s don’t do this fish justice.  Absolutely beautiful 25″ native river brown with “fall colors” in full check. (Ed with another photo of his epic river brown) The Muskegon River gets a lot of notoriety for its world famous steelhead fishing (rightfully so) but very… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Trout On Dry Flies

Muskegon River Trout On Dry Flies

(Jim pictured with a really nice Muskegon river brown trout) Trout fishing the Muskegon river with dry flies has been on fire recently.  Here’s Jim and his son’s Carter (right) and Chase (left) holding an outstanding brown that took a caddis fly on the swing.  These mild temps have produced some excellent caddis hatches in… Continue Reading

September Trout~Dry Fly Style On The MO!

September Trout~Dry Fly Style On The MO!

(Todd pictured with a nice rainbow trout that took a dry fly) A dry caddis fly produced this healthy rainbow trout for Todd yesterday.  While the past few cool days with heavier flows has been producing nice caddis hatches, this recent warm spell and lower water levels has temporarily slowed the hatch a little.  The… 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