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Fall Steelhead

Feeling like winter

Ol’man winter was knocking pretty hard on the river today. No, it’s not the first snowy cold day, but with an afternoon high of 28 degrees and a windchill well less, it was definitely feeling like winter. The river remains around 45 degrees and our steelhead...

Stay the course

It’s been a very tough swing this week on the Muskegon River. Thankfully Mother Nature gifted us some decent rain last night and new chrome should be shuffling through the system. Staying the course when things aren’t jiving is always a tough task no matter...

Residents

The last couple days have been a tough swing on the Muskegon River. Thankfully it looks pretty likely we’ll get some needed rain tonight that should freshen the available fall steelhead in the system. Sometimes our resident rainbow and brown trout fill voids between steelhead....

Fall Steelhead Fly Fishing

Fall Steelhead November Review

Fall Steelhead season has arrived, and we couldn’t possibly be happier! As we thought could be the case, our fall steelhead are averaging larger than normal, and some are truly fish of a lifetime. October steelhead are a handful in the relatively warm early fall waters of the Muskegon...

23 and counting

If Jeff and Dan weren’t our very first customers, they were definitely the second! Today marked the 23rd year of fall steelhead fishing together—it honestly seems like just yesterday really. Thank you both for your continued support and friendship! Pictured above is Dan with a great...

Good finish

Good finish to a great week of swinging flies for fall steelhead on the Muskegon River. Greg and his son Jordan joined me today and while the grab this morning was anything but stellar, thankfully  we quickly made up for it this afternoon. Pictured is...

Well earned

Bright skies and clear water make for challenging conditions for steelhead fishing. As was the case today, opportunities were tough to come by. Right place, right time, and a little bit of luck goes a long ways. Pictured is Marty with a fantastic fall steelhead taken...

Win’s & Losses—Fall Steelhead

Fall steelhead fly fishing continues to impress with some tremendous successes and some memorable losses. As the salmon eggs begin to wane looking for swung fly presentations to come on in earnest. The water temperature continues to fall and now sits in the lower 50’s—fall...

First’s

Great group from Sun Med today. A few familiar faces and a couple new. Introducing new people to the world of fly fishing is a great privilege that we hope will lead to a new passion in the outdoors. High skies and lots of fall...