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Spring Steelhead

So Good!

One of the best parts of a fly fishing guide's time of the river is how some customers return year after year, resulting in ever deepening friendships. So it is with Pat and Terry who know of my family, and I of theirs, to the...

Family Time

The Glaspie family joined Jay and I today for their first spring steelhead outing. High winds continue to be the common theme over the last few days along with very bright sunny skies. We were very fortunate under these tough circumstances to get the whole...

Happy Lady

Spent the day with Kristine hoping the Mo’ would treat her a little more kindly than our past two outings. Thankfully, despite the howling breeze and bright skies Kris was able to bring a couple nice steelhead to net. Pictured is Kris with a fantastic hen...

Burr!

A little reminder that’s it’s still early spring as wet snowflakes and a stiff Northwest wind raced up and down the Muskegon River today. Needless to say line management was challenging at times. Pictured is Ben with a fine spring buck steelhead from this afternoon. Capt. Steven...

Well Earned

Steelhead fishing on the Muskegon remains challenging—sure, there are a few more fish in the system, but combined with the ultra clear flows and a lot of anglers looking for silver it remains tough. Preston and his father Joe joined me today in attempts to get...

Beautiful weather

Beautiful weather is forecasted for the next few days. Certainly not “steelhead weather”, but it’s hard to complain about the vitamin D. Steelhead numbers have improved on the Muskegon River, though the high-skies will likely keep them shy as the water temperature reaches the upper 30’s. Adult...

Trout Opener

Statewide, trout season opens today. Traditionally this “holiday” means a lot to many across the State of Michigan as rivers that have been closed since the end of September open up to trout fishing. Enjoy your time today exploring your favorite old haunts.   My son Zach...

Good Medicine

It was great escape to the river today with my son Zach and his soccer buddy Bryson and his dad Corey. Though we couldn’t escape the constant news alerts on our phones, the steelhead kept us pretty distracted. I wish we could have shared the...