May Trout Fishing – Muskegon River

Mid May finds the Muskegon river coming alive with bug activities, hatches and the first of our summer dry fly fishing.  Tan Caddis are emerging from mid-day through evening and bringing nice Rainbow and Brown trout to the surface for some great dry fly action.  We’re using mostly 4 & 5 weight rods, with leaders […]

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Great fishing on the muskegon river

Pictured is Bill from mid Michigan, with a nice female steelhead caught on our outing this past weekend. March 12, 2012 The Spring Steelhead run is in full swing on the Muskegon river near Newaygo, MI !  Large and feisty fish, fresh out of lake MI are providing some great battles that test both angler skill […]

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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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Acrobatic Steel

Jason (orange hat) and Chuck (blue hat), both from west Michigan, with absolute “bullet” fall steelheads…..”acrobatic river artists” is what we’ll call them ! Semi-annual Father-Daughter outing for the Katie & George V, from SE Michigan. Classic “mix” of weather for us…..a mix or rain, snow, wind…..but the fish didn’t seem to mind !

Bullet Steel

10-27-2011 Mike (above) & Paul (below), both from west Michigan, with a couple of the many Muskegon river fall steelhead battled during “one of those days”….!   10-25-2011 Tom P., from west Michigan, with an absolute rocket of a fall steelhead….NICE …………….! Jim P.,also from west Michigan, with a steelhead that spent about as much […]

Big & Acrobatic

  Rob (above) & Bob (below) on father-son fishing outing….and what a day it was ! Rob holds a true BEAST of a male Steelhead and Bob, an exceptionally acrobatic female Steelhead. Great day guys !