•  River Reports

Scroll down to view the latest river reports. We update our reports frequently, so check back often.

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: Oct 2, 2018  (9:30am)
River Level: 5.29 ft
Water Temp: 62° F
Wading Information: Wadable with care
Clarity: Stained

Fishing Information: The Muskegon is currently flowing 1650 cfs or 5.29 ft on the gauge.

The rains have increased flows and added color to the river.  Salmon are pushing into the system.
Trout fishing on caddis has been good in the evenings and the nymphing with eggs will become better as the salmon increase spawning.

Fly Suggestions:
Caddis (size 18)
Blue wing olives (size 18)
Streamers – olive, brown, black (size 6-8)
Nymphs (size 14-20)
Salmon: egg flies, stone flies, hexes

Rogue River

Updated: Oct 2, 2018  (10am)
River Level: 5.29 ft 
Water Temp: 62° F
Wading Information: Wadable with care
Clarity: Stained

Fishing Information: The Rogue is flowing at 454 cfs and 5.29 height level.  

The rain of the last few days has spurred both flows and the salmon run.  Coho salmon are now throughout the lower river. The river is high and stained – wadable with care.  Bright steamers are your best bet.  Trout fishing on the upper River has been good on caddis dry’s and streamers. Once the level falls and water clears the trout fishing should continue.

Fly Suggestions:
Ephrons (size 12)
Blue wing olives  (size 18)
Streamers – olive, brown, black (size 6-8)
Nymphs (size 14-18)
Salmon: egg flies, nymphs, brightly colored streamers

Flat River

Updated: Oct 2, 2018  (10am)
River Level: 4.72 ft
Water Temp: 62° F
Wading Information: Wadable with care
Clarity: Stained

Fishing Information: The Flat is at 4.72 height level. 

There are a few salmon in the lower Flat.  Smallmouth fishing remains productive on streamers.

 

Fly Suggestions:
Crayfish patterns  (size 2-8)
Streamers  (size 2-8)
Popping bugs  (size 2-8)