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Spring Steelhead

Trout Opener

Statewide, trout season opens today. Traditionally this “holiday” means a lot to many across the State of Michigan as rivers that have been closed since the end of September open up to trout fishing. Enjoy your time today exploring your favorite old haunts.   My son Zach...

Good Medicine

It was great escape to the river today with my son Zach and his soccer buddy Bryson and his dad Corey. Though we couldn’t escape the constant news alerts on our phones, the steelhead kept us pretty distracted. I wish we could have shared the...

Break from Law School

John and his son Johnny kicked off sons spring break from Wake Forest law school chasing spring steelhead. While I’m sure there was plenty of other things for Johnny to chase on spring break, I’m glad he made family and steelhead a top priority. Mild...

February Turning Point

“Unusual” would is the only way to describe this winter’s weather. High water, mostly from rain events, and some family vacation time have kept me off the river for a fairly significant amount of time. While warmer than normal weather and high flows aren’t completely...

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....