Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Fishing!

Muskegon River Winter Steelhead Fishing!

Here’s Kurt from Ann Arbor, MI with a nice double stripe buck winter steelhead from the Muskegon river. When water temps drop below the 40-degree point, steelhead seek out winter lies in rivers slow moving deep pools.  They do so for protection from the elements and to avoid exerting too much energy in the cold… Continue Reading

Go With The Flow!

Go With The Flow!

Here’s William from LaCrosse, WI with this beautiful crimson red double stripe buck!  We talked about the size of the steelhead running on the big side this fall and winter.  Well Williams double stripe buck is the prime example; tipping the boga’s at 18lbs and measuring at a wall-hanger status of 34 inches.  Great job… Continue Reading

Southern Style Steelheading!

Southern Style Steelheading!

Here’s Andrew from the Fayetteville, Arkansas who spends his free time trout fishing the famed White River in Arkansas.  Visiting family and friends in Michigan he took a break to try some winter steelhead fishing for the first time choosing the Muskegon river. Try he did as you see Andrew posing with this beautiful crystal… Continue Reading

Sweet Steel Brotherly Love!

Sweet Steel Brotherly Love!

Brotherly Love runs deep and even more so when both love to fish steelhead!  Here’s Rick holding an absolute “wall-hanger” Muskegon river steelhead along side his brother Jim (both from Ft. Wayne, IN). When I talked about these steelhead being on the large size this season; this is exactly what I mean.  Rick’s steelhead measured… Continue Reading

Late November Muskegon River Steelhead!

Late November Muskegon River Steelhead!

Here’s Kurt from Ann Arbor, MI with a really nice steelhead from the Muskegon river. The bite was on today with some great opportunities at some incredible fall steelhead throughout the day. The fall steelhead run has been very productive this season with several nice steelhead brought the net and some that just didn’t want… Continue Reading

Black Friday Becomes Chrome Steelhead Friday!

Black Friday Becomes Chrome Steelhead Friday!

Here’s Ben, who’s an exceptional high school soccer player.   Ben just made the Michigan All-State Soccer Team this year with Rockford high school in Rockford, MI.  Even better, Ben is pictured holding his first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Nothing better then celebrating with dad on such a great steelhead!  Great job Ben! Not to be… Continue Reading

Silver & Chrome!

Silver & Chrome!

Here’s my good friend George from Chicago with a bruiser of a Muskegon river steelhead! What started out as a slow bite quickly turned around as the sun came up and the bite turned on! Not to be outdone, here’s Nick, my other good friend from Chicago with a picture perfect chromed out Muskegon river… Continue Reading

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Let It Snow! Let ‘Em Go! Let ‘Em Grow!

Beautiful day fishing steelhead on the Muskegon river.  The bite was very strong with several opportunities at  some great steelhead including the ones pictured here! The size of these steelhead this fall have been incredible.  Most of the steelhead brought to the net this season have been in excess of 25-inches and 13 to 14… Continue Reading

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

19lb 33″ Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

Here’s Ed from Hillsdale, MI with an absolute wall-hanger.  19 pounds and just shy of 33-inches of chromed out Muskegon river steelhead!  Absolutely amazing fight!  Was a miracle just to get in the boat.  This steelhead hit and went immediately upstream sending Ed into his backing.  Circled the boat four times and at the last… Continue Reading

Man Of Steel!

Man Of Steel!

Here’s Bert from Rodney, MI landing the largest of the day before heading off to deer camp out west. This brute never stopped fighting!  Refused to come to the net over four times.  Brought Bert into the backing on the fly reel twice.  Nothing beats the fight of these Muskegon river fall steelhead! Gotta take… Continue Reading