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Spring Steelhead

That time of year…

Steelhead fishing continues to be good on the Muskegon River. Some days you just need to work a little harder for your successes than others—today was certainly that kind of day. If a steelhead was to be had in any given run, it happened relatively...

“Exceptional!”

We RiverQuest guides continue impressed with the quality and number of steelhead in the Muskegon River for this stage of the spring run. Today, Captain Don Graham and I did what we do when we aren't hosting customers—fly fish together—and the day proved exceptional.  From the...

Neighbors Six

RiverQuest guides Don Graham, Jay Allen, and I had the pleasure of hosting the Murphy group—guys, who, I'm told, all live in the same Chicago neighborhood! Today, though, they found themselves in ours, and the steelhead rolled out a great welcome. After sampling Chef Jenn's...

Quick Study

Try less than 15 casts with a fly rod and a casting style you've never experienced and then hookup with a gorgeous fresh run hen steelhead, and you would be Craig—a first time steelhead fly fisherman!  I've had some quick studies over the years, but Craig...

MTB day 2

Day two with MTB was a little slower than the first.  A great time was had by all and a few nice still had made their way in front of the cameras. Winter is forecasted to stick around a little longer— A return to a white...

Moody Tongue & Steelhead?

Our new friends from Moody Tongue Brewing Co. are joining us this weekend at the lodge. While we we certainly are spoiled by some tremendous beer here in West Michigan, it's always fun to expand our horizons and taste some new out-of-state favorites. Both Dave...

Getting There

Conditions on the Muskegon River are getting back to normal. Currently the river remains pretty big but very fishable around 4300cfs and 35.5 degrees. Depending on how much rain we see this week we should continue to expect slowly falling water conditions. Spring steelhead numbers have...

TGIF

Great finish to a long week on the river. Whether it was the wind, rain, or light numbers steelhead it made for a rather trying week.  As things go in life, everything seems to balance out in the end and we closed out the week...