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Author:Tom Kuieck

Reunion on the River

Whenever my former Jenison Public Schools boss and superintendent past, Dave Dresslar, and the current superintendent, Tom TenBrink, float the Muskegon River with me, the day is sure to be filled lots a laughs and memories galore. Today was no exception with each of us...

Brothers’ Day Out

Long-time customer and friend Jeff introduced his younger brother John to fly fishing for steelhead today, and what great time we all had. Double digit hookups, multiple fish brought to hand, but most of all some great brother-to-brother bonding.  Although Jeff and John have hunted...

First Timers

Here's a plan: get married and take your new Father-in-Law on a fly fishing float trip.  Both Joe and Dave, the father-in-law, were new to fly rodding for steelhead, but both lit it up.  Despite dirty, high flows (though the MO is dropping daily), the...

Croton Dam, Day Two

Absolutely spectacular roaring blast of water and spray as the MO dumps literally tons of pent-up rainfall and snowmelt. This morning, RiverQuest guide Don Graham and I stood streamside witnessing this historic event first-hand, awed by the power and volume of the onrushing flow. ...

Toughing It Out

It's a rare day when I have to bury my fingers in my coat to thaw them out; guess I've been blessed chill-resistant digits. But, man, today, I punted when both sets of gloves, soaked through with windswept rain, then frosted with snow, gave up...

He’s Baaaaaaack!!

As some you who fly fish with us at RiverQuest Charters or who follow our Fishing Reports or the RiverQuest/Muskegon River Lodge Newsletter, RiverQuest guide and my best fishing buddy, Don Graham, underwent significant surgery this winter—surgery that kept him off the river all winter...

Happiness Is…

For those of you who have followed the Fishing Reports section of our RiverQuest website, you may well recall that each year, my son Steve, who owns RiverQuest Charters, and I travel to southwestern Illinois for a three day trophy whitetail muzzleloader hunt with Sugar...

Such Love…

As some of you know, I've been known to pull some pretty boneheaded stunts on the river while fly fishing guiding, the most egregious of which occurred this fall when, with clients tucked away in my boat, I pulled away from the boat launch, only...