Category Archives: Winter Steelhead Muskegon River

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

The Chrome After The Storm!

The Chrome After The Storm!

Negative -35 wind chill, snow accumulations of an inch per hour for well over 24 hours straight, sustained 35 mph hour winds, opening up to a 45 degree day today, with several fresh chrome steelhead waiting to play!  “should’ve seen the ones I lost” was the theme of the day today as some of the… 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

Winter Steel Paradise~Day Two

Winter Steel Paradise~Day Two

(34″, 18lbs winter steelhead from the Muskegon River) Congratulations to Bob with this absolute brute of a Muskegon River Steelhead!  This fish struck both Bob and Amy before finally taking Bob’s presentation on the fourth strike. (another look at Bob’s massive steelhead…”tale of the tape!”) (Amy with a crystal chrome winter steelhead) (Bob with a… Continue Reading

Day One In Winter Steelhead Paradise

Day One In Winter Steelhead Paradise

(Amy with a massive winter Buck!) (Bob with an early morning surprise!) (Amy pictured with one of the fattest winter steelhead ever seen!) (This girl has been stocking up on the calories!) (Amy with a nice winter steelhead) (Bob with a crystal chrome winter steelhead) (Amy with a beautiful Muskegon river winter steelhead) Here’s Bob… Continue Reading

The Winter Steelhead Stars Align!

The Winter Steelhead Stars Align!

(Kurt with a massive Muskegon River winter steelhead) Here’s Kurt from the east side of Michigan with some outstanding winter steelhead including this monster 15lb buck pictured top. (Kurt with another monster buck) Some days are better than others and this day was clearly one of those special days with several massive steelhead brought to… Continue Reading

Winter Steelhead On The Muskegon…Photos Worth 1,000 Words!

Winter Steelhead On The Muskegon…Photos Worth 1,000 Words!

Water levels and temps are perfect for winter steelhead fishing.  To this point the numbers of steelhead in the river system is insane!  New batches of fish continue to make their way upstream offering a multitude of different colored steelhead from bright chrome to crimson red.  Warmer temps for the next few days will bring… Continue Reading

Winter Steelhead Dreams!

Winter Steelhead Dreams!

Water levels and temps are perfect conditions for winter steelhead fishing.  To this point the numbers of steelhead in the river system is strong!  New batches of fish continue to make their way upstream offering a multitude of different colored steelhead from bright chrome to crimson red.  Warmer temps for the next few days will… Continue Reading