I am a native of Lake County and have been guiding on the river since 1993. The Pere Marquette has been my playground since childhood and I feel truly blessed to have been born and raised along such an epic river. It brings great joy to my life guiding the waters that my great, great grand parents fished and swam in as children.
Whether your goal is indigenous trout or migratory fish the Pere Marquette offers year round fishing opportunities. With over 70 miles of mainstream waters it is truly a great place to be a fishing guide!
I've learned a lot of tricks for catching fish on the Pere Marquette and would love to pass that knowledge along to you so, if you're interested in spending a quality day (Or more! ;^) on the water with me just call the shop to set up your trip(s)!
Until then, tight lines!
The Pere Marquette is currently out of the banks in places following thunderstorms on Thursday and Friday. Snow and colder temps are helping in slowing the amount of run off and the river should be at a better level in a couple of days.
Hi guys, looks like Steve and John finally talked me into posting a report every so often! With the weather about to turn and new fish entering the system I should have more news for you soon, but consider this a sort of "test...