John Karakashian

John Karakashian
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John Karakashian began guiding on the Pere Marquette and Muskegon rivers in 2002 and quickly learned that guiding is extremely enjoyable and gratifying. Read John's full bio.

May 7, 2021

Shop Hours 8am - 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Trout season has slowly been developing and it feels good!  The weather has been very erratic, and we finally received some much needed rain earlier this week and yesterday.  It colored up...

April 22, 2021

Shop Hours are 7am - 7pm thru this weekend and then 8am - 6pm starting Monday (4/26/21) Time to "turn the page"...the spring 2021 steelhead season is wrapping up and our trout season is heating up!  I have had a couple awesome streamer trips since...

April 7, 2021

The shop is open 7am - 7pm daily!!!!  We are doing our best to keep product on the shelves; yet the supply chain is still distorted...working on it!  Thank you very, very much for all the support and keeping our guides busy.  We truly...

March 30, 2021

The shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily!!!   The river is low and clear, fishing pressure is high and the fish are spooky!  We have very low water for this time of year and we are working for "biters"! Eggs are slowly taking over with all...

March 23, 2021

The river is low and clear at the moment, but we are getting some rain tonight and tomorrow.  There are fish throughout the system, but LOTS of fishing pressure.  It has been really busy.  Please respect your fellow angler and their space!  "Ask before...

March 16, 2021

Shop Hours are 8am - 6pm Daily!!! Before I begin my report, I would like to honor a great man and client that passed away this week.  Forest "Woody" Reichert left this world and he left his mark; leaving this earth a better place.  He...

March 10, 2021

Shop Hours - 8am to 6pm everyday!!! Spring has sprung!!!  We have lost most of our snow pack in the woods and the river is rising with a great stain!  The water temp today was at the magical 42.5...so here we go!  The fishing pressure...

March 4, 2021

Shop Hours - 8 am to 6pm everyday We have hit the ground running!  We are not sure if spring has sprung or winter will rip the rug out from underneath us?  Regardless, we have been enjoying the break in weather and tugs on our...

February 10, 2021

Shop Hours 9am – 5pm (Closed Wednesdays until March) Winter has tightened it's grip on us over the last week!!!  Fridge temps, snow and more of the same recipe in the extended forecast.  We certainly knew we were working off borrowed time with such a...

January 14, 2021

Shop Hours 9am - 5pm (Closed Wednesdays until March) We have been enjoying some awesome breaks in the weather and the river has been fishing pretty well for steelhead!  The river is in usual winter mode and water levels are normal.  Although the calendar says...