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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: April 25, 2017  (8:30am)
River Level: 6.86 ft
Water Temp: 53° F
Wading Information: Wade with caution
Clarity: Lightly Stained

Fishing Information: The Muskegon is currently flowing 3660 cfs or 6.86 ft on the gauge.
 
The Muskegon is trending down and clearing and steelhead are still in the system.  Trout are eating eggs and small nymphs in the deep water behind redds. Still use caution when wading at this level.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Stone Flies  (size 8-10)
Green Caddis Larva  (size 8-10)
Hex Nymphs  (size 8-10)
Sparrows  (size 8-10)
Egg Imitation  (size 8-10)
Swinging Patterns  (size 2-2/0)

Rogue River

Updated: April 25, 2017  (8am)
River Level: 5.04 ft 
Water Temp: 55° F
Wading Information: Wade with caution
Clarity: Lightly Stained

Fishing Information: The Rogue is flowing at 370 cfs and 5.04 height level.The river has fallen and cleared since last week’s rain.  It is currently falling and clearing and is a mild ice tea color.  

We are on the back side of the steelhead run, but fish are still in the system dropping back.  Trout fishing is just beginning with caddis, Hendricksons and BWO’s hatching in the mid-afternoon.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Stone Flies  (size 8-10)
Green Caddis Larva  (size 8-10)
Hex Nymphs  (size 8-10)
Sparrows  (size 8-10)
Egg Imitation  (size 8-10)
Swinging Patterns  (size 2-2/0)

Flat River

Updated: April 25, 2017  (9am)
River Level: 4.84 ft
Water Temp: 55° F
Wading Information: Wade with caution
Clarity: Lightly Stained

Fishing Information: The Flat is at 4.84 level and dropping.  Catch and release smallmouth anglers are finding fish in deep slow pools.  Baitfish patterns in olive and brown, yellow and white are good bets.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Stone Flies  (size 8-10)
Green Caddis Larva  (size 8-10)
Hex Nymphs  (size 8-10)
Sparrows  (size 8-10)
Egg Imitation  (size 8-10)
Swinging Patterns  (size 2-2/0)