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.

February 8, 2024

Shop Hours 9am to 5pm Daily It's been WAY TOO LONG since my last report.  Very busy fall and tough conditions were not motivating me to post.  The fishing picked up and is heading in the right direction as Spring approaches.  We just had a...

November 15, 2023

Shop Hours 8am -6pm Daily We are at "half-time" for November steelhead fishing.  The first half was a grind with low/clear water for the most part.  Capitalizing on opportunities will make or break your day.  These fish will NOT let you make a mistake...but, that...

November 2, 2023

Shop Hours 8am -6pm Daily Thank you to everyone that cared enough to participate in our Fall River Clean-up!  Thank you...very fun day and we made a huge difference!!!!   We have been grinding in low water again.  The fall steelhead action is paralleling the fall...

October 16, 2023

Shop Hours are 8am to 6pm Daily We will be hosting our annual Fall River Clean-Up this Saturday (October 21).  We will be meeting at the shop at 8am to figure our float/boat assignments.  There is always open seats in boats, so all volunteers are...

October 10, 2023

Shop Hours 7am to 7pm Daily We are finally experiencing some fall weather.  It's been cool & wet and it appears to be here for awhile.  This type of weather will get more fish moving and start bringing in some fall steelhead.  We have been...

October 2, 2023

Shop Hours 7am to 7pm Daily Burning the candle at both ends is an understatement and it's already October!  The season is flying bye and finally improving.  We saw some good movements of fish last week with a couple overcast days and a full moon....

September 25, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am to 7pm Daily Not much new to report...The river is LOW & CLEAR with no significant amount of rain in the extended forecast.  The river is slowly filling in, but still WAY behind normal for this time of year.  There has...

September 17, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am to 7pm Daily!!! It is really starting to feel like fall.  Cool, crisp mornings and low-70's by late afternoon and a few leaves are starting to turn.  The river is LOW & CLEAR with no significant rain in the extended forecast...

September 6, 2023

The river is still very low and clear for the time being.  We got a nice shot of rain in the upper portion of the watershed, but not as much as we hoped.  The water temps got warm over the last couple days and...

August 23, 2023

Shop Hours 8am - 6pm Daily Sorry for the major lapse in reports!  The summer kind of got away from me...between fishing, enjoying the summer and hanging out with friends & family time flew by way too fast.  But, no worries...we will be posting on...