FISHING REPORT FOR 3/24/2017

Spring has sprung and the Steelhead fishing has been excellent. We have been getting great reports from just about everyone who has been in over the past few days. Drifting beads, jigs or nymphs under a bobber with conventional or centerpin gear (or an “indicator” with a fly rod) has produced a lot of fish, […]

FLY TYING DEMO WITH MATT ZUDWEG – JANUARY 27 @ 7PM

For our first tying class of the year, Matt Zudweg of Feenstra Guide Service and Boneyard Fly Gear will be demonstrating how to tie a few of his favorite patterns for both smallmouth bass and steelhead. The class will be here at the shop at 7:00 PM on Friday January 27. Cost is $20 per person, which includes all […]

Fishing Report for 1/11/2017

There are plenty of steelhead and lake run brown trout in the river and it look’s like the next week or so is going to provide us with some decent weather and some comfortable conditions to get out and fish. Things are supposed to cool down quite a bit this weekend but it looks like […]

FISHING REPORT FOR 11/3/2016

The Muskegon River is currently flowing at 1470 CFS and the temperature is right around 55 degrees, so it’s a little low and warm for this time of year but  the steelhead fishing has still been good and continues to get better. There are many methods that can produce: fishing egg patterns, beads or nymphs […]

FISHING REPORT 10/26/16

There are still a bunch of salmon in the river. Steelhead are being caught by nymphing or bottom bouncing  behind the spawning salmon with egg patterns, trout beads and nymphs. The swing bite also continues to improve, patterns with lots of flash tend to fish best this time of year, Kevin Feenstra grapefruit leech is […]

FISHING REPORT FOR 10/22/2016

There are still a lot of king salmon in the river. Steelhead and trout fishing have been very good when drifting egg flies, beads and nymphs behind the spawning salmon and some steelhead are also being caught on swung flies.

FISHING REPORT FOR 10/12/2016

I had a chance to get out and fish Monday and Tuesday this week. Monday was really slow but yesterday things seemed to really pick up, we saw more salmon in an hour and a half than I have all year, it really seemed to turn on overnight. There were a lot of fish on […]

Raven’s Helix Float Reel in New Colors

Raven’s Helix is an incredible bargain for a very well built centerpin reel. They introduced it last year but it was only available with the bright blue back plate, which many loved but some thought was a bit “loud”. This year they introduced 2 new color options with a black back plate, gold and silver. […]