November Steel!

November Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with some beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. The bite was on today with several chrome chances and some nice ones brought to the boat! As the water levels remain high for this time of year, more fall steelhead continue to enter the river system. Water levels are holding… Continue Reading

Fall River Browns!

Fall River Browns!

Here’s Bert from Rodney Michigan with a beautiful 20″ fall river brown trout from the Muskegon River that absolutely smashed a leach pattern. We’re already starting to see the positive results of the DNR’s new 15″ regulation for all river browns on the Muskegon. The new change from 10″ is really having a positive effect… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Eric from Hillsdale Michigan with a very chrome fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water levels have increased from the recent rains. King salmon are in full swing as numbers of fall steelhead increase. Large size rainbow and brown trout can be found in around the salmon gravel areas. post by: jon fortuna Continue Reading

Muskegon River Silver Bullet!

Muskegon River Silver Bullet!

(Dave with a Muskegon River Silver Bullet!) Here’s Dave from Chicago with a very hard fighting chrome steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water levels remain ideal for this time of year. Fall steelhead and king salmon continue to enter the river system. Very large rainbow and brown trout can be found in and around the… Continue Reading

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

Wind Rain & Crystal Chrome!

(Corinthia with a beautiful fall steelhead) Despite the 30mph wind, relentless rain coming in from the side, here’s Corinthia from San Jose California with a beautiful fall steelhead from the Muskegon River. Water conditions are perfect for this time of year.  Fresh salmon and chrome steelhead continue to enter the river system. post by:  jon… Continue Reading

One In A Million!

One In A Million!

(Greg with beautiful Muskegon River Brown Trout) I’ve been fishing / guiding exclusively on the Muskegon River all year long for well over 20 years.  In that time, I’ve seen many large size river browns but nothing compares to the beauty of this brown!  I’m extremely proud and humbled to introduce my great friend and… Continue Reading

Kings Of The Muskegon!

Kings Of The Muskegon!

(John with a powerful king) (Graham with a beautiful king on the swing) (Ian with a massive king) Here’s my new international friends John, Graham, and Ian from Scotland with what can only be described as a special day of swinging flies for salmon in the deep pools.  Great job guys, outstanding king salmon! Fishing… Continue Reading

Red King Rising!

Red King Rising!

(Brian with a vey unique red flanked Muskegon River King Salmon) Here’s my new international friends Brian (pictured top) and Eddie from Scotland with some outstanding salmon from the Muskegon River including Brian’s amazing 34lb, 41″ red flanked buck!  Amazing fish!  Amazing day swinging flies in the deep pools for salmon. Special thanks to my… Continue Reading

Great To Be King For A Day!

Great To Be King For A Day!

(Jeff from Chicago with a massive king) (Here’s Jeff posing with his king along side Eric and Todd) (Jeff’s Massive 34lb, 40″ king salmon) It’s good to be king for a day as Jeff, Eric, and Todd soon found out.  Jeff pictured top with the best of the day.  34lbs and 40 inches of twisted… Continue Reading

Beautiful Fall Colors!

Beautiful Fall Colors!

(Eric with a beautiful fall Muskegon River Brown Trout) Here’s Eric from Chicago with a beautiful Muskegon River brown trout sporting all its fall colors. Fishing conditions could not be any better with heavy flows and stained waters allowing safe passage for all the migratory big fish to make their way up river. post by:… Continue Reading