John Karakashian

John Karakashian
32 POSTS 2 COMMENTS
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.

October 9, 2019

It has been an interesting week to say the least!  The BBT family lost a great man this week...Steve's father Stanley passed away a few days ago.  For more details please read Steve's report...https://fishbaldwin.com/2019/10/07/october-7-2019/ Fishing has been really good, however it's about to get much...

October 3, 2019

Just a quick update... the river is ripping high right now!!!!   Warning, please do NOT attempt to wade and only very experienced oarsmen should be on the river the next couple days.  I am sorry to break the news, but the truth hurts...

October 1, 2019

It is hard to believe, but it's October!!!  The recent rains have pumped up the river again.  The river is high and still on the rise.  The upper sections are "questionable" to wade, but if you know the river bottom you will be fine....

September 24, 2019

Thank you to everyone that has been in our boats, shopping at the store and staying at the Motel BBT!  Your support is appreciated!!!  Our salmon season is in full swing right now, but the trout are eating eggs and streamers if you are...

September 17, 2019

What a week!!!  A LOT has happened; and I don't have time for the full blow by blow details, so here is the "Readers Digest" version.  Since I last wrote, the river was fishing well in the lower sections...add a bunch of rain and...

September 9, 2019

The shop is now open 6am to 6pm seven days a week!  We are very busy and love seeing everyone on the river; hanging out at the shop or at the Motel.  Fishing pressure was outrageous over the weekend in the lower river...please respect...

August 30, 2019

Sorry for the delay in reports.  It has been a very busy couple weeks for me.  Trying to get all the fall orders placed for the shop, tying flies to fill my boxes, hunting early kings; plus, my daughters first week in Kindergarten.  Anyways,...

August 15, 2019

Sorry for the long delay in reports.  After a very busy June and early July guiding, I took some time off to spend with family and friends.  Plus, our annual trip to Alaska just wrapped up (see details below).  Things are good here with...

July 9, 2019

Shop Hours are 8am – 6pm seven days a week.  We have guides and lodging available…please call to inquire or book a trip/room – 231-745-3529.  Currently, my open Guide dates are : July 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 22, 23….days/nights available.  John Robinson...

June 27, 2019

Shop Hours are 8am – 6pm seven days a week.  We have guides and lodging available…please call to inquire or book a trip/room – 231-745-3529.  Currently, my open Guide dates are : June 30   July 1, 2, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18….days/nights available....