Fly Shop is closing

Sorry to say after 8 years the shop is closing, try as we did Amazon and Covid wins. We will be open a couple of weeks selling all our inventory at 25% off, stop in and stock up. Also all the fixures and art is for sale Thanks Justin Charlie and Frankie

Fishing Report October 7th

Salmon are starting to show up in system and are beginning to hit the reds. The usual egg flies and wooly buggers are working best. Hopefully the Steelhead will be following soon. The water is still low so be careful in your travels up and down the river. Give the shop a call if you […]


Not much of a “transition” from trout to smallmouth fishing this year. All of a sudden Boom! The water is in the mid 70’s and it is DEFINITELY time to switch over to smallmouth if you care about the trout. It’s just too hot to be able to target trout without taking a toll on […]


As the water temperature creeps over 70F and the river lowers down to normal summer levels, this is the time of year where we start transistioning from trout to smallmouth bass as the main target species. So far this year the smallmouth fishing has been excellent, with many large fish being caught already. Focus on […]

Shop Hours starting May 4th

Starting today shop hours are from 9 AM till 4 PM Monday through Saturday closed on Sunday.Door will be locked we will let one person in at time if you wear a mask and practice social distancing. Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you.


As we move forward we will now be in the shop from 9 to 4 and closed on sunday. We can do pick up, curbside or mail order. Call the shop at (231)652-5386, email us at muskegonriver or send a facebook message and we will put your order together


NEW Update: As we move forward with getting back to normal (hopefully soon) we will now be at the shop from 9-4 Mon-Sat and closed on Sun. We can to pickup, curbside orders or mail order. Call the shop at (231)652-5386 or email

Fishing Report April 21 2020

Picture of a nice Brown caught on Stone fly The few people getting on river are doing fairly well. Steelhead are still hitting egg flies and beads plus stone flies and fry patterns. Yesterday with the warm weather there was a good hatch of Stones with some nice Browns being caught. Remember to practice social […]