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Spring Steelhead

Too–?

Well, it wasn't too cold today which certainly was a plus. However it was really windy and WAY too bright! Our low–clear, cold water just isn't making it easy for us. Day one of the spring MRO trip featured quite a bit of teaching and...

Brutal Chill

All right already—enough is enough, let's boot this winter weather I'm WAY over it! Howling winds and temperatures in the twenties provided a ruthless back-drop to our day today. I'm must admit, I'd never have guessed we'd keep all 6 guys on the river for...

It’s Spring right?

Dancing snowflakes and a chilly breeze certainly didn't provoke any sort of Spring thoughts today. The forecast is for much of the same over the next few days. Steelhead were fickle today but some very nice river browns were eager! Pictured is a great river brown...

Sunny & Cold

Today's conditions on the river were far from perfect—bright sunshine and cold, not exactly a made to order steelhead kind of day. As the saying goes "you get what you get." Devin and Brent joined me today—both happy to just escape the office. While it...

Blinders

Blinding sunshine provided some nice residuel warmth to our dark colored gear–niether Sock or Michael seemed to complain with the chilly conditions yesterday. Steelhead fishing was anything but easy the last few days with the aboundant sunshine and cold water. Despite the challenges some very...

Earn it

Day one with Sock and Michael proved to be anything but easy. Perseverance and little bit of luck turned our slow start into a strong finish. Sometimes you just never know how the steelhead are going to treat you! Pictured is Michael with his first...

Hole in One

Well, not quite, but for collegiate golf team member, Nick, darn close!  On this his first fly fishing float trip, Nick hooked his first steelhead ever and brought it to hand like the links pro he hopes someday he will be.  Nick, his brother Adam,...

Good things coming!

After fluctuating water the past few days the Muskegon appears to be on the steady drop. Good things are likely in the very near future. Clarity remains stained, but steady improvement over the next few days is likely. Spring steelhead appear to be more numerous—pictured...