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River conditions can change quickly. For up-to-the-minute reports and information, call the shop at (616) 866-6060 or (800) 303-0567.

Muskegon River

Updated: July 21, 2017  (8:30am)
River Level: 5.05 ft
Water Temp: 72° F
Wading Information: Wadable
Clarity: Clear

Fishing Information: The Muskegon is currently flowing 1490 cfs or 5.05 ft on the gauge.
 
The water temps continue to climb and this has slowed the trout fishing down.  First and last light are the most productive.  Nymphs, scuds and Caddis being the primarily flies.
Smallmouth fishing is picking up in the Muskegon as well on baitfish and crawfish colored streamers.  Top water poppers are productive in the heavy wooded stretches.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Caddis  (size 16-19)
ISO dry patterns  (size 10-12)
Blue Wing Olives (size 18-20)
Assorted Nymphs  (size 16-20)
Streamers  (size 4-8)

Rogue River

Updated: July 21, 2017  (9am)
River Level: 3.92 ft 
Water Temp: 73° F
Wading Information: Wadable
Clarity: Clear

Fishing Information: The Rogue is flowing at 131 cfs and 3.92 height level.  

At this level it is very wadable and the clarity is clear.  Morning fishing has been the most consistent with fish feeding from first light till mid morning.  Caddis and BWO’s being the best bet.  Nymphs and streamers are also taking fish.  Smallmouth in the lower river has also been picking up.  Olive, brown and yellow streamers.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Caddis   (size 16-18)
Brown Drake Spinners (size 10)
Hexes – the bigger, the better
Nymphs  (size 14-20)
Streamers – black, olive brown  (size 4-8)

Flat River

Updated: July 21, 2017  (9am)
River Level: 3.65 ft
Water Temp: 73° F
Wading Information: Wadable
Clarity: Clear

Fishing Information: The Flat is at 3.65 height level. 

The Flat is fishing well throughout the system on streamers and popping bugs.  Focus on shaded areas when surface fishing. The river is a comfortable level for wading and the clarity is good.  As the water temperatures increase, smallmouth fishing is a good bet.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Streamers & popping bugs   (size 6-10)