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Spring Steelhead

Just Weather

Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisory's are just titles to hype the news channels. Do the steelhead get the A.P.B.'s? I hardly think so. Pictured is RQ guide Jay Allen releasing a guests well earned chrome during yesterday's storm. A big warm up is on...

Hottie

The ups & downs of late winter weather are with us! Cold and snowy one day, sunny and nice the next. Whether or not we are lucky enough to time our day on the water to coincide with the nicer of the two options doesn't...

Don’s Day!

Captain Don Graham of RiverQuest Charters conducted a clinic on how to hook and land steelhead with indicators today on the Muskegon River. Guide and student was I as Don deftly hooked multiple steelhead (Aren't they all supposed to be back in Lake Michigan by...

Smiling Lady Luck

The old saying "I'd rather be lucky than good" was quite fitting today. No, not because of the fishing prowess of today's clients, quite the contrary! Fishing has been anything but easy lately as you can read in our previous posts—today though, lady luck smiled...

Summer Steelhead

Summer like conditions are becoming our latest complaint. While we welcome the beautiful weather, it is far from traditional spring conditions. Low, ultra-clear conditions are only adding to the challenge of our successes. Put all these conditions together and it means that every steelhead landed...

Grabby

Conditions on the river are ideal for two-handed rod on the Mo'. The majority of fish have spawned and most are now in the process of fattening up on their way back to the lake. While we will certainly see a trickle of new fish...

Firsts

First time fishing with Katie Ferner—Orvis Royal Oak fly fishing manager. Swinging flies was something new to Katie with the two-hander. After a lengthy explanation of the technique and the likelyhood of a calculated day under high skies, Katie proceeded to land her first two...