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.

June 20, 2024

Shop Hours 8am - 6pm Daily It's been a tough couple days with extreme heat.  This has caused us to take a break from fishing downstream in the hex waters (and even upstream yesterday).  We draw the line at 68 degrees...and unfortunately, we are seeing...

June 5, 2024

Shop Hours are 8am – 6pm Daily We are still looking for shop employees!!!  If you, or someone you know, is interested in joining the team...give us a call 231-745-3529!!! Trout fishing on the Pere Marquette River has been pretty good on most outings.  The weather...

May 23, 2024

Shop Hours are 8am - 6pm Daily The river is in great shape!  Holding a slight stain, but clearing quickly in the upper sections.  Bugs are hatching most evenings when conditions are right...Gray Drakes and Sulphurs mostly, but yellow sallies and stones are around.  I...

May 8, 2024

Shop Hours 8am - 6pm Daily We are still looking for some additional shop employees, so if you or someone you know might be interested give us a call…231-745-3529. Trout season is upon us!!!  It has been a fun couple weeks chasing trout and dusting off...

April 15, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday Unfortunately, not much has changed since my last report.  This has been a tough spring run with much fewer fish then I can ever remember.  There are still...

April 1, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday We are working for each and every fish this year!  We have been coving water and bouncing up and down the river daily.  We have been extremely busy...

March 25, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday March-Madness is in full swing!!!  Chasing steelhead on the Pere Marquette River from Baldwin to Ludington!!!  We have been extremely busy on and off the river....Thank you!!!  The...

March 17, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday March is here and we are busy chasing steelhead on the Pere Marquette River!!!  It feels great to have the season in full swing.  The shop is loaded...

March 11, 2024

Shop Hours - 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday March is here and we are busy chasing steelhead on the Pere Marquette River!!!  It feels great to have the season in full swing.  The shop is loaded...

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...