Guided Fly Fishing Trips in West Michigan

Nomad Anglers: Your Gateway to Premier Guided Fly Fishing on West Michigan's Pristine Rivers

Welcome to Nomad Anglers, the ultimate destination for guided fly fishing trips on West Michigan's finest rivers. Based out of Grand Rapids Michigan, we invite you to join us on an unforgettable fishing journey, exploring the abundant waters of the Grand River, Rogue River, Flat River, Thornapple River, and Muskegon River. Our experienced guides are passionate about fly fishing and eager to share their knowledge and expertise, making your adventure an exceptional one amidst the natural beauty of West Michigan.

Call 616-805-4393 to book or send us an email!

Grand Rapids Steelhead Fishing Trips

Explore the Rivers of West Michigan with Our Guided Fly Fishing Trips:

1. Grand River: Flowing majestically through West Michigan, the Grand River offers diverse fishing opportunities. Join our guided trips to target trophy smallmouth bass, steelhead, and salmon, all while savoring the scenic beauty of the river's surroundings.

2. Muskegon River: Known for its world-class trout, steelhead and salmon fishing, the Muskegon River promises an exhilarating experience. Our expert guides will navigate you through the river's twists and turns, leading you to the most rewarding fishing spots.

3. Rogue River: Enjoy a peaceful escape on the Rogue River, a hidden gem for trout, steelhead and smallmouth bass fishing. Our guides will help you hone your skills and discover the river's best-kept secrets.

4. Flat River: Ideal for anglers seeking a tranquil fishing experience, the Flat River offers a serene setting for catching smallmouth bass and other species. Our guides will make sure you make the most of this serene environment.

5. Thornapple River: Delve into the Thornapple River's calm waters smallmouth bass. Our guided trips are perfect for anglers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned fly fishers.

West Michigan Smallmouth Bass Trips

Nomad Anglers offers Guided Smallmouth Bass Fly fishing Trips in West Michigan in the spring through fall months. From stripping streamers for visual eats, to top water explosions, Smallmouth offer an exciting summertime pursuit for anglers of all skill levels. 

Northern Michigan Guided Steelhead Trips

Nomad Anglers offers guided Steelhead fly fishing trips on some of Northern Michigan's most scenic, pristine rivers. Half and full day guided float trips are available available from November-April. Experience the solitude and beauty of Northern Michigan while chasing some of the most exciting fish Michigan has to offer. 

Book Your Guided Fly Fishing Adventure: 

Call 616-805-4393 or send us an email

To embark on an exceptional guided fly fishing journey on West Michigan's renowned rivers, contact Nomad Anglers today. Our friendly staff will assist you in choosing the perfect trip, customizing the experience to match your preferences, and ensuring you have an unforgettable time on the waters of West Michigan.

Flat River Smallmouth Bass Fishing


Full Day- $450-500

Half Day - $350

Half Day Walk In - $325

Hourly Instructional - $50/hr

  • 1-2 Anglers
  • 3 Hour max
  • Casting instruction
  • Equipment and Flies provided
  • Valid Michigan Fishing License, waders and boots required for walk in instruction

A deposit of $200 is required at the time of booking to secure dates for Full, Half, and Walk in trips.


  • A deposit of $200 is required at the time of booking to secure dates for Full and Half Day trips, $100 for Half Day Walk In Trips, and $25 for Hourly Instruction. The balance will be collected at the date of the trip.
  • If a trip is cancelled 30 days prior to the scheduled date, deposits will be refunded. 
  • For cancellations within 30 days of the scheduled trip date, refunds or rescheduling will be left to our discretion. We will try to be fair and flexible. 
  • Deposits are non-refundable within 7 days of scheduled trip. 
  • Consumption of alcohol is discouraged
  • Use or possession of illegal drugs is prohibited in the boat. 

Muskegon River Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Why Choose Nomad Anglers for Guided Fly Fishing in West Michigan:

  1. Expert Guides: Our team of seasoned guides possess an intimate understanding of the rivers' characteristics, fish behavior, and optimal fishing techniques, ensuring you have an enriching and successful experience.

  2. Diverse Fishing Opportunities: West Michigan boasts a rich variety of fish species, from trout and salmon to smallmouth bass and steelhead. Our guided trips cater to all angling preferences and skill levels.

  3. Customized Itineraries: Tailor your fishing trip to your preferences - whether you seek a thrilling salmon run or a tranquil trout fishing excursion, our guides will create a personalized itinerary to match your desires.

  4. Conservation-Minded Practices: At Nomad Anglers, we are committed to preserving the rivers and fish populations for future generations. We adhere to ethical fishing practices and encourage catch-and-release wherever possible.

Join Nomad Anglers for Unforgettable Fly Fishing Adventures:

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of West Michigan's rivers and elevate your fly fishing skills with the guidance of our experienced anglers. Nomad Anglers is committed to providing you with a memorable and fulfilling fishing adventure in the heart of West Michigan's natural beauty. Guided fly fishing trips are available for Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, and Smallmouth Bass. Book your trip today and discover the joys of guided fly fishing with us! Call 616-805-4393 or email