Winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon River is one of the best kept secrets in Michigan. Fishing pressure starts to subside and the steelhead fall back into “winter lies” consisting of deep pools or slow-moving runs with contour to the river bottom.
Just like a bear seeks refuge in a deep cave to hibernate through winter; steelhead gang-up in these slow-moving pools to rest away from fast currents until the water temps warm up in early spring.
This is why winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon is so much fun! Steelhead gang-up in these deep pools and slow runs offering multiple targets condensed in one spot. With several fish in each pool your chances of hooking-up is far better compared to when steelhead are scattered throughout the river system.
Fishing conditions couldn’t be getting any better with heavy flows finally dropping to fishable levels leaving pockets of fresh fish throughout.
If you haven’t tried winter steelhead fishing the Muskegon and you like steelhead fishing, you owe it to yourself to give it a try! No better way to take a break during the holiday season. Gift Certificates are available! Click here to book a trip or register a gift certificate.
post by: jon fortuna