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Fall is in the air!

The first day of Fall actually felt the part as cool air settled over the region finally. Fall colors and fishing are slowly starting to show their season on the Muskegon River. The Mo’ remains a few degrees above normal temperature for the date and...

PB & Trout Spey

A smorgasbord of opportunities are available on the Muskegon River right now. Streamers, nymphs, and wet flies are all producing. The only missing opportunity remains dry fly fishing. Hopefully as the Isonychia get going we can salvage some surface fishing. After streamer fishing early today we...

Happy Thanksgiving

Great finish to a shorty holiday week with the Martin Family. Jonathan and his three sons joined us for a quick steelhead trip before their family celebrates Thanksgiving together. Fishing continues to be tough and every steelhead seems to be well earned. A decent rain...

Blue Bird day

Peter and his son Peter joined me for their annual Spey fall steelhead trip on the Muskegon River. It couldn’t have possibly been a more beautiful day on the river. Sunny skies and mid 50’s made it very nice. Blue Bird weather is definitely not...

78 years young

Tony and his daughter Kristen joined me the last two days to swing flies on the Muskegon River. I’ve fished with Tony a number of times over the years and each have been memorable. Certainly some years have featured numbers of steelhead, big fish, or...

Seasonable

It certainly felt seasonable today on the Muskegon River today swinging flies. The temperature hovered around 40 degrees most of the day, only about 35 degrees cooler than the past 5 days. I’m not gonna lie, I was cold. Thankfully our fall steelhead were happier today...

Unicorns

The Muskegon River is ultra-clear right now. Combine this with bright skies and near 70 degree weather and Steelhead fishing has been like hunting unicorns. Thankfully persistence proves key and some nice steelhead can be found. Pictured is Mark with a dime under the watchful...