Trout Opener

This year’s opening weekend of trout fishing should be a great one. Water levels are great and the rain we got over the past couple of days should be just enough to put a nice bit of color in the streams without blowing them out and making conditions un-fishable....

Fishing Report for 4/28/2016

Steelhead fishing continues to be productive, both around the gravel and for dropbacks. Trout fishing with streamers and crankbaits has also been great and keeps getting better. This is the time of year to get out and throw the big stuff for a shot at the monster brown trout...

Fishing Report for 4/8/16

The water is on it’s way back down and is currently at around 5500cfs. Steelhead fishing has gotten very good. All of the usual springtime flies are working: eggs, stoneflies, caddis larvae, fry patterns and buggers. With the high water it helps to add some flash or fish patterns...

Fishing Report for 3/12/2016

Steelhead fishing in the Muskegon has been productive but we are still waiting on the bulk of the Spring fish so it should just continue to get better. Stoneflies, caddis larvae, hex nymphs, fry patterns and buggers are all good choices for nymphing or bouncing along the bottom. Sculpins...

FISHING REPORT FOR 2-19-2016

The  river is flowing 2500CFS and the fishing as well as the weather should be great this weekend. For those nymphing with fly rods, float fishing with conventional gear or chunk-n-ducking/bottom bouncing, the usual tactics and presentations should work well: egg flies, trout beads, stoneflies, green caddis larvae, buggers, hex...