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.

April 16, 2019

We are hosting our spring river Clean-up this Saturday...April 20, 2019.  9am at the shop and 6pm at the pole barn for dinner...we will cover your car spot fees, dinner is on us, beer is flowing and river karma is available....please help us keep...

April 4, 2019

The shop is still a mess from the flood, but will be getting new carpet soon.  Please excuse our mess for the time being…we will be better then ever soon enough.  The shop hours are 7am to 5pm Sunday through Thursday and 7am to...

March 27, 2019

Spring is slowly peeking out!  I spotted my first robin a couple days ago and the fish are starting to spawn a little more.  We still have very cold water...in the mid 30's for the time being, but the temps should rise over the...

March 20, 2019

"A faithful friend is the medicine of life"  - Ecclesiastiucus   We have experienced a high water event over this past weekend, but the river is looking perfect right now!  The water temp has been cold, but that is changing daily and warming.  A few fish...

March 13, 2019

Things are about to get very interesting...warm weather, big thaw and rain in the forecast.  I am ready!!!!  But be careful wading and stay tuned for current water level conditions.  The fishing has been decent, but we need the water to warm up to...

March 4, 2019

Sorry for the long delay in reports...not much to discuss that was really news worthy.  But March is here and spring steelheading has kicked off on the Pere Marquette River for another season.  The weather has been pretty unpleasant, but things are looking better...

Argentina 2019

Current shop hours - 9am to 5pm everyday, but closed on Tuesdays…please feel free to contact the shop for current conditions!  231-745-3529 PM Steelhead Report Not much fishing going on right now.  It is bitterly cold with no break in the weather for the next 10...

January 4, 2019

Happy New Year everyone!!!  I hope you enjoyed your holidays with family and friends...I sure did and it was awesome!!!  We would like to thank everyone that fishing with us in 2018!!!  It was an incredible year on an incredible river.  However, without your...

December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas from all of us at BBT!!!  Wishing you the best in 2019...Cheers!!!!!

December 6, 2018

Winter shop hours are now 9am - 5pm everyday (CLOSED on Tuesday’s).  We are slipping into winter mode around here and so are the fish!  Cold water temps have the fish in winter holding water.  Work with floats inside out through the runs &...