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Recent rains and snow melt have improved fishing conditions, but things are still relatively challenging. The Grand River, Pere Marquette, and Muskegon River have all been producing fish, but the weather has been less than ideal. Egg Flies, Hex nymphs, and small swing flies have been good options. A possible warmup next week will improve the trout and steelhead fishing locally and up north. Check our class schedule for upcoming tying events.

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Steelhead and trout fishing has been good in the Grand River and West Michigan. Nymphing has been consistent, and swinging spey flies can be good on certain days. Conditions will improve as the weather stabilizes to a more consistent winter pattern. Lots of large steelhead lurking our waters. The quality of fishing changes day to day.

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Fall steelhead is in full swing. The Grand River has been fishing well and the rain in the forecast should continue to bring fresh fish into the system. Standard steelhead nymphs have been producing, and the fresh fish are taking swung flies well. Swing by the shop to gear up on warm clothes for the colder weather ahead.

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Last night we got some much needed rain. The Rogue River came up and peaked around 360 cfs. It is flowing with a light coffee stain. The gauge on the Grand River is back online and currently sitting around 4500 cfs and rising.  This rain should push some fish up the ladder setting us up for a great week of steelhead fishing. Swinging has been productive the last couple of days, try some flashier flies like Feenstra's Grapefruit Leech or Aquatic Nuisance. Bright egg flies and big stones are great options for indicator fishing. 

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