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Grand River Fishing Report

With above freezing temperatures for most of December the area rivers have opened up to fishing. Over the ...

Grand River Fishing Report

Condition Of The Grand River The Grand River, in downtown Grand Rapids, is starting to see the beginning ...

Spring Smallmouth and Grand River Dredging Update

The good news is spring is here on the Grand River and so are the smallmouth.  The bad ...

Ode To The Anti-Hero Shot

On a recent guide trip I thought about, “what makes a hero shot”. Which lead me to, “what ...

The Spring Steelhead Run Update

With the recent warm temperatures in West Michigan spring is on everyone’s mind. With that, steelhead fishing is ...

The Best Part of Fishing Isn’t the Pictures But the Stories

For me the best part of fishing is when you hook a fish and lose it. Probably all ...

Grand River Fishing Report

September has been an active month for us at Werkman Outfitters.  This is our fishing report for September ...

Grand River Fishing Report

Grand River Fishing Report from Grand Rapids to Lowell, Michigan: This summer has been great for smallmouth bass ...

Grand River Fishing Report between Grand Haven and Lowell

Fishing report for July 2018:  With the lack of rain over the past month the Grand River is in ...

The Green Trout

I often get asked why do I run guide trips for bass.  I’m mean come on….bass, really?  Typically ...