Muskegon River Fishing Report – July 17, 2018 – Newaygo, Michigan

Muskegon River Fishing Report – July 17, 2018 – Newaygo, Michigan

Mark, from IL, holds a very nice Muskegon river Smallmouth bass caught yesterday.

The Muskegon river fishing report for July 17, 2018 in the Newaygo, Michigan area comes with a bit of concern for the “health” of the river

Mid-July Fly Fishing Report

With Mid-July comes mid-July fishing conditions. With the warmer weather and bright sun we are finding the best trout fishing to be in the morning or late evening when the sun isn’t so bright and the fish are out looking to eat. Mid-mornings are offering good hatches of Tricos and

Crown The King Again

The mindset of fly angling in the state of Michigan has downgraded our largest Coldwater sport fish to nothing more than a junk fish! As poor guiding and fishing practices flourished through the nineties when our King Salmon runs were at the highest, it lowered the integrity of angling and

Night & Day

I’m reminded of a Nick Lyons essay, I think it’s in Bright Rivers, in which the author heads to the river at the odd times of day, when the water is cooler and the trout are acting in mysterious ways.  In the essay, he says that he fishes until the sun

  • Source: Gates Au Sable Lodge
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Low-water smallies

Rain is desperately needed in our Muskegon River basin. Historic low-flows are the topic everywhere. Thankfully our smallmouth don’t seem to mind a bit! Whether you’re into top-water or streamers, it shouldn’t be long until you’re hooked up.

If you do venture out on the river, please be careful!!


July 11 2018

Almost what some consider “Prime Time”….


Its mid July and its time for the Adult Kings to start moving closer to their spawning rivers and put the feed bag on before the big run. The weather this summer hasn’t made it easy most days to stay on the Kings,

  • Source: Rivers Bend Guide Service
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