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Spring Steelhead

Grandpa’s Gift

Man, do I love it when I have the privilege of guiding a family group assembled from near and far by a grandfather whose love for his grandsons led him to book a two boat fly fishing trip with Captain Don Graham and me. What...

Postcard Nice

Another postcard perfect day on the Muskegon River. Eric and Dave joined me today after several weather related postponements earlier this spring. To say they hit the lottery with sunny skies and low 70’s afternoon temperatures would be an understatement, but much deserved. The river continues...

A Nice Day

Picture perfect weather made for a very nice day on the Muskegon River today. Despite the abundant sunshine steelhead fishing was pretty solid. The river dropped considerably today and bright days like today will not afforded the same security to our spring steelhead going forward....

Just about Perfect!

Just about the most perfect day on the Muskegon River one could possibly ask for: sunshine that had us shucking layers all day; river flow that abated during the day; just a whisper now and then of a breeze; and willing steelhead that kept brothers...

Refreshed?

Nice to have had a few days off for the holiday. Rest always does the mind & body good. The Muskegon River is falling nicely after several high-water days. The river is pretty clear despite the volume of flow. There has been a nice “refresh”...

Strong, Fast, and Shy

Plenty of steelhead action early morning and later in the afternoon today with longtime friends and customers Bob and Ron. The fish were especially powerful and fast today, and the teenager fresh hen that Ron lost after she took him a good 40 feet into...

Soggy days

Soggy days and steelhead go hand-in-hand. The first half of today was certainly that. Sunday nights snow is quickly melting. Combine this with the rain received and the forecasted rain, we’ll need to keep an eye on where the river levels go. Currently the river...