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Author:Tom Kuieck

Sparty Rocks!

Michigan State University sophomore, Grant, had never cast a fly rod for steelhead so today was his first gig. And what a performance it was! Grant flat-out ran a clinic on casting, fish fighting, and landing steelhead, after steelhead, after steelhead. His uncle, Jeff, a...

Fish or Eat?

The spring steelhead run on the Muskegon River continues to build. Fish are holding in dark water, though some are now scouting spawning areas. Long time customers, retired detective Terry and nearly retired attorney Pat, worked the water full bore all day—even to the point of...

Newly Addicted!

Avid hunter and "Panther Marten" fished-upstream-for-trout guy, Mike, has landed steelhead on Big Blue but has never fished them in a river. Today, though, on the Muskegon River, his first steelhead pill was a powerful fish that shot downstream, only to have the hook pull...

Neighbors Six

RiverQuest guides Don Graham, Jay Allen, and I had the pleasure of hosting the Murphy group—guys, who, I'm told, all live in the same Chicago neighborhood! Today, though, they found themselves in ours, and the steelhead rolled out a great welcome. After sampling Chef Jenn's...

Quick Study

Try less than 15 casts with a fly rod and a casting style you've never experienced and then hookup with a gorgeous fresh run hen steelhead, and you would be Craig—a first time steelhead fly fisherman!  I've had some quick studies over the years, but Craig...

Steelhead Calling!

Fresh run steelhead await in the Muskegon River, as the hen I pose from today's float with RiverQuest guide and best bud, Captain Don Graham, attest.  Recent rains and snowmelt popped the flow to over 3,000 cfs, but no matter: the fish are there. Don and...