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.

May 5, 2020

It has been WAY TOO LONG!!!  First and foremost, I hope everyone is safe and healthy?  And if not, we wish you/them a speedy recovery.   We are all doing fine here in Baldwin...our families and staff are safe and well.  As well as...

March 18, 2020

We are still open for business....Shop hours are currently 7am to 5pm Sunday thru Thursday and 7am to 7pm Friday and Saturday We are in unchartered waters...It has been a crazy week with the Coronavirus Pandemic effecting everyone in the world in some manner.  The...

March 10, 2020

New shop hours: 7am - 5pm everyday!!!! Steve posted a very detailed report yesterday, so I am going to keep it brief.  We received a big shot of rain yesterday and last night.  The river and it's tributaries are on the rise.  This was a much...

March 5, 2020

Current shop hours are 8am - 5pm seven days a week, but will probably be extended very soon. We are still taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a resume to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. I...

January 29, 2020 & Argentina 2020

Current shop hours are 9am - 5pm (Closed on Wednesday's until March). The clock is ticking, we are gaining daylight everyday and getting closer to our spring steelhead season.  I have been busy getting things prepared for the spring season and filling my fly...

December 24, 2019

I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!  Thank you very, very much for the awesome 2019 and we are looking forward to 2020!!!!  I wish you all a happy and healthy 2020 and, of course, plenty...

November 26, 2019

Pere Marquette steelhead fishing has been up and down since my last report.  The bite has been directly correlated to the weather and water temps.  The water temps have been bouncing around the mid-30's to low-40's.  The river is currently in good shape with...

November 11, 2019

It has been a very interesting couple weeks.  Thank you for keeping me busy and out on the river.  As soon as the water level was getting to the perfect level and color, Mother Nature parked a cold front on us (and most of...

October 29, 2019

River Clean-Up this Saturday....November 2, 2019 We will be meeting at 8:30 am at the shop to sort out float plans and hand out trash bags; then re-group for dinner between 6:00 - 6:30 (contact the shop if you can join us, so we have...

October 23, 2019

The time has finally come...time to "Turn the Page"!  Steelhead season is upon us and we are dedicated to pursuing them daily.  It was a great salmon season that was extended into overtime; due to the number of quality fish that remained in the...