Fishing Winter Steelhead

Fishing Winter Steelhead

Here’s Brian from Cincinnati with an absolute gorgeous female Muskegon river steelhead.  Check out the beautiful colors on this very healthy stout steelhead.  Incredible fight! During fall months and leading into winter, female steelhead migrate up from Lake Michigan to the specific rivers where they were originally born.  They do so seeking refuge from the… Continue Reading

33 & 1/4″ Inches Of 20-Pound Twisted Chrome Steel!

33 & 1/4″ Inches Of 20-Pound Twisted Chrome Steel!

Every once in a while the Muskegon river flexes its muscle to remind you just how truly blessed and wonderful this river steelhead fishery really is.  Seems these days on the Muskegon, the fabled 20-pound steelhead not only exist but are thriving with growing numbers every year. Please meet my great friend John from Chicago… Continue Reading

So Easy A 6-Year Old Can Do It!

So Easy A 6-Year Old Can Do It!

Here’s my new friends from Howell, MI.   6-year old Ella with Dad helping hold her first ever Muskegon river steelhead!  Congrats Ella!  Welcome to the Steelhead Club!   Good numbers of steelhead are present throughout the river system.  With the continued strong flows and a brief warm spell next week should raise the water levels and… Continue Reading

Big Boy Bows & Bad Ass Chrome!

Big Boy Bows & Bad Ass Chrome!

Here’s Jim from Ft. Wayne Indiana holding his 31 and a half inch, 17 pounds of twisted chrome Muskegon river steelhead.  Incredible steelhead Jim!  Congrats! Not only steelhead, but incredible native Muskegon river rainbow and brown trout are available this time of year as well.  Here’s Jim with a 22-inch wall-hanger rainbow trout longer and… Continue Reading

30-Inches Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

30-Inches Of Twisted Chrome Steel!

Here’s a very unique long and skinny crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead.  With this steelheads body structure being so long and skinny it almost looks like a Skamania which is a summer run steelhead originally planted in the St.Joseph and Big Manistee river systems here in Michigan. Water temps are dipping down to that 40… Continue Reading

Home Sweet Chrome!

Home Sweet Chrome!

Here’s Tim from Northern Indiana with the crown jewel of the Muskegon river; a hard fighting chromed out Muskegon river steelhead! Here’s Tim’s first ever steelhead from the Muskegon river that just happened to be a beautiful chromed out hen just like his steelhead pictured above.  Great job Tim!  Welcome to the steelhead club! Water… Continue Reading

One Last Cast!

One Last Cast!

Here’s Mark holding a well earned Muskegon river steelhead along with his brother Kelly and Kelly’s son Dane sporting the steelhead goggles. Not to be outdone here’s Kelly with his first ever Muskegon river steelhead. And last but not least here’s Dane with his first ever steelhead which turned out to be the famous “one… Continue Reading

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Muskegon River Fall Steelhead!

Here’s Jeff from Grand Rapids, MI with an incredible 33.5″ 19lb crystal chrome hen steelhead from the Muskegon River.  Water levels are perfect with water temps slowly dropping to the mid 40’s. Seemed to have found some fresh steelhead on the move as Jeff landed this hard fighting crystal chrome buck.  One of those days… Continue Reading

Man Of Steel!

Man Of Steel!

Here’s Connor from Northern Indiana with an absolute crystal chrome Muskegon river steelhead. Men of steel from left to right; brother Cameron and Dad celebrating Connors first ever fall steelhead!  Great job Connor!  Welcome to the steelhead club! Water temps are dropping and flows are rising making way for an excellent transition from fall to… Continue Reading

Michigan Fall Steelhead!

Michigan Fall Steelhead!

Nothing beats that first tug from a fall steelhead on the Muskegon river!  Here’s my new friends Andrew & Pops from Mona Shores, MI with Andy’s first fall steelhead from the Muskegon river. Easy to tell Andy’s steelhead was no planter.  No clip fin marks on this silver bullet!  100% natural Muskegon river finest reproduction… Continue Reading