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Fall Steelhead

Grinding

I can’t exactly explain the fishing over the last three days. It’s been a tough swing, plain and simple. The fish have been willing, but shy. Very short grabs/quick grabs have been the theme swinging flies. The river is very clear and almost down to...

No words necessary

Not many words necessary to sum up Logan’s satisfaction. Congratulations! The weather looks to dry out by mid-week, hopefully we can shed a little flow and get things back to a more reasonable normal. Capt. Steven Kuieck...

Trending

It looks like the weather will trend towards drier conditions as the week progresses. This should allow us to get back to a more normal pattern as the water drops. Determination has remained key. Miles poses an awesome buck steelhead under the direction of RQ...

Yo-yo

Mother Nature continues to let the faucet run. Rain and snow continue to be the daily theme on the weather front. The Muskegon was falling nicely but us now edging higher as some of the North country’s snow has melted. Hopefully this will be very...

When the stars align

Swing flies for steelhead hasn’t been easy the last day or two as the Muskegon River rose again from the recent rains. Thankfully the river fell slightly today and the overall mood of the steelhead was much improved. Tim (pictured above) took his first Spey casting...

TGIF Steelhead

TGIF isn’t something that you typically hear from a fishing guide anywhere, everyday is a Friday for us wink wink. However, TGIF was the common theme for the guys joining us from Sun Med. They were thrilled to kick their weekend off early on the...

See you in 20

Last day with the McKay group today and were already looking forward to 2020! It’s been a great few days with the crew–many nice steelhead and salmon were posed for the camera. Conditions were certainly nicer todayy than yesterday and allowed for a few more...

Foggy Chrome

Temps finally dipped low enough for a good frost and the morning fog was thick as it lifted off the relatively warm river water. Bruce (part of the McKay group) is pictured with a long steelhead from this morning with RQ guide Ryan. Congrats Bruce! Capt....