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Fall Steelhead

30 degree swing

Yesterday David, Kim, and Bill were chasing Albacore in NC with steady temperatures in the middle 70's. Today the guys arrived in Michigan at the Muskegon River Lodge with steady temperatures in the low forties to swing flies for fall steelhead. That's a 30 degree...

Swings

It’s funny how things go swinging flies for steelhead. The past few days on the Muskegon River has lived up to the reputation of earned success in the world of steelhead. Today things started much better today with a couple quick fish, but quickly turned...

Very November

It was a raw November day on the Muskegon today swinging for fall steelhead. Like yesterday the fishing pressure remained high. By afternoon many folks felt the call of warm dry cabins leaving things much more manageable. Pictured is Sock with a fantastic buck steelhead...

Making Music

Tenor Paul and faux bass, Yours Truly, sang in Fair Haven Church's choir, which we loved doing, and there came to know one another. Paul and his friend Steve have fly fished with me a number of times, but today, Paul and Steve made some...

Welcome to the club

The Muskegon River is finally receding to a more hospitable level though it certainly remains above normal for the time of year. Clarity is improving especially the further upstream you go toward the dam. Fishing is as you’d expect after a significant water event. Pictured is...

One of the best steelhead

Each time a client is successful on a trip it's rewarding as a guide. The reward and elation is kicked up 1000% when your client lands one of the best steelhead you've personally witnessed in many years. Pretty awesome right? Absolutely, and because it was...

Fathers and Sons

Captain Don Graham and I had the distinct pleasure of guiding the Kirkpatrick group dads and sons for the last two days. By all reports and our own experiences, the guys had a great time at our Muskegon River Lodge and on the river with...

The Best of Times

I had the privilege of guiding attorney David from New York City for the first time a bunch of years ago. As part of the McKay group, David has returned to fish with us year after year, and our friendship has grown accordingly. So, what...