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July 16, 2014 – Muskegon River

The Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI is running  a little above average flows for this time of summer and remains cooler than normal for mid July. Trout fishing is good on any given day, but not consistent as water temperatures approach 70. Smallmouth bass fishing is picking up, pictured is Dr. Matt, from KS, with […]

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July 8, 2014 – Fishing Update – Muskegon River

Muskegon river Smallmouth bass

Muskegon River The Muskegon river by Newaygo, MI is running well above average flows at this time due to recent rains that came through west Michigan. Most insect hatches are “on hold” while the river stabilizes. Resident Brown and Rainbow trout, as well as Smallmouth bass are the fish of choice at this time of […]

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Fishing Report – July 2, 2014

streamer caught smally

    ~Muskegon River~ Consistent rains over the past week+ is keeping the Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI running above average flows for this time of summer.  This has been the theme over the last month and the river is in great shape as we get into the heart of the summer season.  Present flows […]

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Fishing Report – June 29, 2014

Nick, from west Michigan, with a nice Muskegon river Rainbow trout that took a swung wet fly.   Muskegon River The Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI is running a little above average for this time of early summer, but in good condition overall. We have some day time cinnamon#16  Caddis hatching, as well as#18-22  BWO’s […]

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Fishing Report – June 22, 2014

  The Muskegon River near Newaygo, MI is running above average flows at this time due to the heavy rains that came through most of Michigan this past week.  Levels bounced around for a few days and have since settled around the 2200 cfs mark, with average being around 1800 cfs. It’s literally a buffet […]

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Michigan River Fishing Report June 2014

Recently released Brown trout on the Muskegon river. Chris (above) and Brad (below), with a sampling of their late spring steelhead fishing on the Muskegon river. Mark (above) and Mary (below), with a couple of steelhead from their recent outing on the Muskegon river. Muskegon River Fishing Conditions The Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI is […]

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Muskegon River Trout Fishing – late May, 2012

  Over the last week-10 days, the Muskegon river has gone through some big changes.  It has gone from a river running well above normal flows, with water temps in the low to mid 50’s & insect hatches just getting going pretty good, to well below average flows, somewhat erratic hatch activity and water temps that are now […]

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January 2012 River Conditions

Muskegon River – Newaygo January 15, 2012 The Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI is running near normal flows for this time of winter, however flows seem to be changing randomly due to unusual fluctuations coming out of Croton hydroelectric dam.  This is not normal and I’m not sure what the reasoning is for such erratic […]

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