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.

November 14, 2022

The shop hours are 8am to 6pm daily....we will be closed for the gun opener (11/15). Good luck to the Deer hunters and be safe! There are plenty of fish around and throughout the system.  For the most part fishing has been good!...

October 27, 2022

Shop Hours are 8am to 6pm Daily I would like to start this report by thanking everyone that helped us with the River Clean-Up this past Saturday!  Both new and old faces joined the effort and we made a DIFFERENCE!!!  The river is a better...

October 19, 2022

New Shop Hours are 8am - 6pm Daily We are hosting our annual Fall River Clean-Up this Saturday (October 22).  Please help us keep the Pere Marquette River pristine!  Every little bit helps, if we all do our part.  We will be meeting at the...

October 5, 2022

The shop is open 7am - 7pm daily!!!  We are trying our best to keep inventory available, but it has been tough.  Thank You for the support and loyalty!  We still have some lodging available...and looking forward to steelhead fishing.  October is here and...

September 29, 2022

The shop is open 7 am to 7 pm Daily!!! We are burning the candle at both ends...and that is an understatement!  We have been super busy and love it!  Thank you very, very much!!!  I am sorry, but this is another brief report... We got...

September 22, 2022

Shop Hours are 7am - 7pm daily The river is still low and clear, but there is and has been some scattered showers over the last couple days.  The recent rain has raised the river level a bit, but I would still call it "normal...

September 13, 2022

Shop Hours are 7am to 7pm daily!!! Things are developing on the Pere Marquette River.  Kings are running and even starting to spawn.  We received a good shot of rain yesterday and the fish are enjoying it.  I do not have a lot of time...

September 6, 2022

Fall Shop Hours 7am - 7pm We are running at full throttle now chasing kings!  The whole crew is back guiding (except Donnie...he'll be back in late October for steelhead).  The shop is packed and we are looking forward to a great fall season!!!  We...

August 29, 2022

NEW SHOP HOURS 7am to 7pm!!!!! Sorry for the long lapse in reports...took a family vacation, been busy guiding, preparing for the fall season and getting the shop stocked up!!!  The fall season is upon us!  The shop is loaded up with rods, reels, tackle,...

July 25, 2022

Shop Hours are still 8am to 6pm daily!!! Not much new to report...Enjoying the summer on the river.  It’s attractor season and terrestrial time.  Either early mornings trying to beat the heat or late afternoon with some mousing…that is my program from here on out…stay...