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.

September 15, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store We are working on extending our hours at the shop...stay tuned!  The shop is loaded up with inventory and more arriving daily, but the supply chain is still limited on some items....

September 3, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Just wanted to toss up a quick update before the weekend.  The upper river has cleared up nicely and dropped back to normal levels; however, the lower river is still colored up....

August 30, 2021

Just wanted to post a quick update.  Heavy storms rolled through the area Friday evening. 3 inches of rain was concentrated on the Baldwin River and caused significant flooding.  The river has crested, but there are probably several new trees across the river.  Baldwin...

August 20, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Summer is fading away too fast!!!  The kids are returning to school and football is starting! The evening air temps are reflecting the next season is approaching.  It feels great!  We have...

July 20, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store The conditions on the Pere Marquette River have consistently been inconsistently.  With that being said the fishing has been good.  We have experienced a couple high water events and now things are...

June 28, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Crazy conditions continue around here!  The hex hatch is history (for the most part here on the Pere Marquette River).  It started early (June 4 was the first night I discovered them)...

June 17, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store The Pere Marquette River is fishing well right now day and night.  The river temps have cooled down, but the water is still very clear.  We had to take a small break...

June 14, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store June 14 - Water temps are cooling back down to safe levels...good luck out there and enjoy!!! June 10, 2021 Report Things are still out of whack!  Very specific hatches (there are still some...

May 28, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Sorry for the long delay in reports...I was waiting for some better weather and better bugs.  Well, that kind of sums it up.  Erratic weather patterns and unstable hatches have us doing...

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...