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Urban Fishery for Grand River Steelhead in Michigan.

Christy from Grand Rapids, Mi enjoys a very nice steelhead while fly fishing.
Grand Rapids is your gateway to Fly Fishing Western Michigan Steelhead, salmon & Trout. Grand Rapids is a fly fisher's paradise close to fantastic lodging and hotels. Anglers may chose to fly into Grand Rapids international Airport where are close to the "Century Circle" - Ten Blue Ribbon Trout Streams within an hour and a half. Located just downtown, The Grand River is home to abundant runs of both Fall, Winter, and Spring Steelhead. Sixth Street Dam is home to the Grand Rapids Fish ladder and one of the largest Steelhead runs in the world! The Grand is also full of Lake Trout, Lake Run Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, and Smallmouth Bass.
February and March starts off the Spring Grand River Steelhead run. June and July bring the Skamania Steelhead during summer solstice. September and October brings Chinook Salmon and Lake Trout. Early November through Christmas offers some of the Finest Fall Steelhead available anywhere.The Rogue River is nearby and also receives a good push of Salmon and Steelhead near Rockford in October and November.
Steelhead fishing in West Michigan is best buring the later fall, November-December offers the best fly fishing for steelhead any where in the Great Lakes region.
Jeff with a Great Lakes Fall Steelhead on a clown egg.
Mike with a bright chromer from the Grand River. 49505
Sixth Street Dam in Grand Rapids concentrates large numbers of Michigan Fall Steelhead on migrating Great Lakes Steelhead. Spring and Fall offers anglers unparalleled Fishing oppertunities for Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Run Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Coho Salmon.

On the upper Grand River, concentrations of Michigan Fall & Spring steelhead can be found below the Lyons Dam, Webber, Portland, Grand Ledge and two Lansing dams.

Michigan Fall Steelhead during November and December is at it's best. Spring Steelhead is best during March & April.

Centerpin fishing for Steelhead ~ Floats and spawn has been our technique of choice for covering water. Fly fishing has also been great, keeping up with bait fishing numbers. Citris clown eggs and golden/egg nuke eggs have been fishing well. TroutBeads have also been excellent while fishing behind the salmon. Centerpin Steelhead fishing has been outstanding with the low-clear water levels on the Muskegon and Manistee Rivers. Centerpin float fishing is the best method for a stealty presentation.

Grand River - Located near Grand Rapids, The grand offers large numbers of Fall & Spring Steelhead.
Urban Steelhead fishery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. One of the largest migratory runs in the world.

Rogue River - Offers excellent fly fishing opportunities during March & April For Steelhead. The Rogue is a small and wadable river for both, Salmon, Steelhead, and resident Trout.

1200 East Paris Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 822-2923

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