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 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...

April 22, 2021

Shop Hours are 7am - 7pm thru this weekend and then 8am - 6pm starting Monday (4/26/21) Time to "turn the page"...the spring 2021 steelhead season is wrapping up and our trout season is heating up!  I have had a couple awesome streamer trips since...

April 7, 2021

The shop is open 7am - 7pm daily!!!!  We are doing our best to keep product on the shelves; yet the supply chain is still distorted...working on it!  Thank you very, very much for all the support and keeping our guides busy.  We truly...

March 30, 2021

The shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily!!!   The river is low and clear, fishing pressure is high and the fish are spooky!  We have very low water for this time of year and we are working for "biters"! Eggs are slowly taking over with all...

March 23, 2021

The river is low and clear at the moment, but we are getting some rain tonight and tomorrow.  There are fish throughout the system, but LOTS of fishing pressure.  It has been really busy.  Please respect your fellow angler and their space!  "Ask before...

March 16, 2021

Shop Hours are 8am - 6pm Daily!!! Before I begin my report, I would like to honor a great man and client that passed away this week.  Forest "Woody" Reichert left this world and he left his mark; leaving this earth a better place.  He...