Tag: Salmon

Grand River Fishing Report

September has been an active month for us at Werkman Outfitters.  This is our fishing report for September 24, 2018 for the Grand Rapids to Lowell section. The annual migration of the salmon has started on the Grand River and the steelhead will be…

Why Fish the Grand River

The Grand River can arguably be called the best steelhead, smallmouth bass and northern pike rivers in the state.  There is also plenty of opportunity to catch other species of fish such as salmon, largemouth bass, walleye and the occasional muskie. It’s Michigan’s longest river at…

Getting Ready for Fall Fishing

What are the different techniques for fall fishing Michigan’s rivers

Fishing Report

July 22, 2017: The Grand River continues to run stained in the middle sections but it is coming down. Hopefully, if the rain can hold off for awhile, clarity should improve.  Water temps were in the low 80’s this past week but with the…

Phil Cusey Joins Werkman Outfitters

  We are excited to announce that Phil Cusey has joined the team at Werkman Outfitters. Phil is a veteran fly fishing guide of 25 years on the Grand, Muskegon and Kalamazoo rivers where he pursues salmon, stealhead, trout, smallmouth bass and northern pike….

Werkman Outfitters Expands into Big Lake Charters

Werkman Outfitters has partnered with JJ Sportfishing Charters to provide their clients a one stop shop for guided fishing trips to include Lake Michigan charter fishing out of Holland, Michigan.  Werkman Outfitters is owned by Tom and Max Werkman and JJ Sportfishing Charters is…

Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine

Thank you Michigan Out-of -Doors Magazine for publishing my article on Spring Trout and Steelhead fishing.  My name is Max Werkman and as a guide and outfitter, I feel that west Michigan has some of the best rivers around to pursue my client’s addiction…