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.

March 21, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am - 6pm Daily!!! It's been another good week on the river!!!  The weather was great, but then it was terrible over the weekend.  We did get some rain Thursday afternoon and through the night.  It bumped the water level and shuffled...

March 13, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am to 6pm Daily Here we go!!!  The spring season is taking shape.  Lots of our fall and winter fish have spawned and dropped back, but new fish are cycling into the system.  The entire river system is fishing good.  There are...

March 4, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am to 6pm Daily The spring steelhead season is off to a strong start!  The shop is loaded up with inventory (except fly tying material...coming soon).  All our off season down time is in the rear-view and we are ready!  We are...

February 8, 2023

Current Shop Hours are 9am - 5pm daily (Closed Tuesdays) Not much new to report on my end...I have been surprisingly busy for this time of year.  After a crazy busy 2022, I have been playing catch up with chores and preparing for another great...

December 24, 2022

Winter Hours 9am - 5pm (Closed Tuesdays) I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy & Healthy New Year!!!!  From all of us at BBT to all of you!!!!  We are extremely thankful for the wonderful 2022 year and looking forward...

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...