4 Season River Fishing

4 Season River Fishing

Picture yourself casting your line in the middle of the Muskegon River surrounded by tall pines and hardwood forests. Newaygo County brings you world-class river fishing rich with salmon, trout, and steelhead.

Choose the Right Spot for Your River Adventure

Cast a Line in the River

Picture yourself fishing a magnificent river, surrounded by tall pine and hardwood forests. Long wide riffles, deep pools and long eddies the size of several football fields hold brown and rainbow trout surface-feeding on prolific hatches of mayflies, caddis and midges all day long – some fish approaching trophy proportions. Wild origin stocked Michigan strain steelhead and chinook king salmon up to 20 pounds and Pacific king salmon in the 40 pound class haunt the gravel runs. The adventurous fisher will enjoy fabulous angling in all four seasons in the rivers of Newaygo County.

4 Seasons of Fishing

The diverse waterways of Newaygo County allow fishermen to cast a line any time of the year. From spring river fishing to winter ice fishing we have an adventure for you. Our lakes and rivers offer numerous species of fish, our fishing season calendar will help you make the most of your seasonal outing.

Stories from the River

Sub 32 Degrees

Sub 32 Degrees

One might imagine that in an area where the pursuit of outdoor activities consumes its citizenry throughout spring, summer and fall, folks might pull back in a bit in winter. A little hibernation might be I order once the snow rolls in and the waters turn to ice....

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Cast Your Line

Newaygo is the perfect hub to begin your fishing adventure. Whether you are planning an overnight stay or a week long trip, we have the right spot to relax and recharge. What are you waiting for?