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Spring Steelhead

Sparty Rocks!

Michigan State University sophomore, Grant, had never cast a fly rod for steelhead so today was his first gig. And what a performance it was! Grant flat-out ran a clinic on casting, fish fighting, and landing steelhead, after steelhead, after steelhead. His uncle, Jeff, a...

21 yrs

Long-time guest and friend Jon Rudolph joined me today river. If Jon wasn't my very first customer, he certainly was my second! 21 years of fishing together and each time just as enjoyable as the last! Thanks Jon, nice steelhead btw! Capt. Steven Kuieck...

Birthday Buck

Chris and Scott joined me today for their annual hiatus from Northern Michigan. I look forward to each and everytime we fish together as we share many similar interests and not to mention they really know how to get the job done on the river!...

Better

Dreary skies = happy steelhead. Pretty much says it all. I sure love being on the river on days like yesterday, but boy oh boy, the steelhead sure didn't! Thankfully our dark dreary day today made it much better! Pictured is Gavin with his first steelhead. Capt....

Almost Perfect

Falling water, clearing, and beautiful sunny skies—nearly perfect! Despite our backdrop being spot on, the steelhead didn't get the memo today. Truly this is why every steelhead you catch should be cherished. Pictured is Dr. Thompson with one one a a few well earned steelhead today. Capt....

Fish or Eat?

The spring steelhead run on the Muskegon River continues to build. Fish are holding in dark water, though some are now scouting spawning areas. Long time customers, retired detective Terry and nearly retired attorney Pat, worked the water full bore all day—even to the point of...

Work

20 years of trips to the Muskegon and no two really alike. As I fished with Richard today we reminisced about all the different experiences 20 years of spring steelhead adventures could bring. Most memorable stories feature weather related issues or perhaps that one special...