REPORT

 

Muskegon River King salmon

Dustin caught this fine salmon on his last cast with guide Drew Rosema.

September 26, 2016:  The Muskegon is still warm for this time of the year, though salmon are present in increasing numbers and water temps are dropping.    Smallmouth fishing remains strong in the low water; expect to find these fish bunched up as fall approaches.   Most predator fish feed on mature bait fish at this time of the year such as chubs and shiners.    Caddis flies, ants, tricos, and BWOs are trout fodder.  Nymph fishing behind weed beds with scuds and pupae is also a good tactic.

New Stuff:  I have added a series of images to our photo website about the migration/life cycle of a steelhead.   These are all images of fish in the wild.   It can be viewed here.

We continue to sell DVDs at Swingabigfly.com.  You can also visit the video links section of this site to see a trailer for ‘Striking Steel’, our latest DVD.   Also, check out the fly tying materials section–Many people have requested Australian Possum skins and they are now back in stock.      The specials page has some great deals.

Interested in seeing more photography?  Check out Kevin’s SmugMug site here or find him on instagram.

Muskegon River At Croton

  • Water Temp: 66.92 ° F
  • Flow: 1120 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 4.68 ft
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