Patrick caught this fine smallmouth fishing with guide Matt Zudweg

July 22, 2017:  The river is at a nice level and is clear.   Water temps are in the low 70s.   The smallmouth are active and the fishing is very good.   Many of the smallmouth are on the soft edges or rocky drop offs.   Small flooded shoots and weeds around the edges of the river also congregate minnows, bringing predatory fish into the shallows.

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Muskegon River At Croton

  • Water Temp: 73.4 ° F
  • Flow: 1570 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 5.14 ft