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 16, 2022

Current shop hours are 8am to 6pm seven days a week!  The shop is stuffed with inventory...including flies, rods, waders and all terminal tackle.  There are still some items we are waiting for but, the shelves are stacked with more on the way.  If...

March 9, 2022

Our spring steelhead season is up and running!!!  The river got a shot of water this week to get things fired up!  Saturday evening it rained throughout the watershed and raised the river for a minute (a couple days).  The upper river is dropping...

March 3, 2022

Spring is trying to bust loose!  Birds are chirping, days are getting longer and steelhead are in the river!  What an awesome time of year!  We have another year of fishing in front of us...spring steelhead, summer trout, fall salmon, steelhead & trout...what an...

February 11, 2022

Not much new to share with you at the moment.  I have been busy tying flies, getting orders done at the shop and preparing for a great spring season.  There has been a few brief signs of spring around here in between cold fronts....

December 22, 2021

Merry Christmas!!!!  I would like to wish everyone a very happy & healthy holiday season and a Happy New Year!!!!  Thank you for a great 2021!  We are looking forward to an even "fishier" 2022!!!!  It has been a great year overall...more good then...

November 18, 2021

Shop hours are 8am - 6pm daily I would like to take a minute to make a "Public Service Announcement"...The Michigan DNR is considering and discussing steelhead regulation (bag limit) changes.   Last Wednesday the Natural Resource Commissioners met to discuss a reduction in Steelhead...

November 9, 2021

Shop hours are 8am - 6pm everyday! We will be closed 11/15 for the firearm deer opener....not enough employees and our team has been working too hard....they have earned the day off!!!  Enjoy and be safe everyone! Steelhead fishing on the Pere Marquette River has been...

October 27, 2021

Current Shop hours are 8am - 6pm - Seven days a week! 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!!!...

October 13, 2021

Shop hours are 7am – 7pm Friday & Saturday and 8am – 6pm Monday – Thursday.  We have an On-Line shop for off hours purchases or curbside pick-ups.  Give us a call or shop anytime on-line at BBT On-Line. It's time to turn the page and...

October, 05, 2021

We have been burning the candle at both ends lately....Thank you for the business and support at the shop, Motel and our guide service.  It is very much appreciated!!!!! Shop hours are 7am – 7pm Friday & Saturday and 8am – 6pm Monday – Thursday…sorry,...