Steve Fraley

Steve Fraley
149 POSTS 6 COMMENTS
Steve Fraley has been guiding the Pere Marquette since spring of 1992 and guiding full time both in Alaska and here since 1994. You can follow Steve's personal Facebook and Instagram accounts by clicking the small icons below... Read Steve's full bio.

June 18, 2024

June 18, 2024 Update to report below! Heads up… The water temp at Mapleleaf already hit 68 before noon (Our cut off temp for fishing trout.) and most certainly will rise well above that today. Everything below that will be even higher and the lowest...

May 10, 2024

Hey guys, John just posted a new report on Wednesday if you missed it, but it's been a minute for me as well so I'll share a little too! First and foremost, a huge thanks to everyone that took a little time out of...

April 30, 2024

Please join us this Saturday, May 4th, 2024 at 9am for BBT’s 27th annual Pere Marquette River spring cleanup!!  Please call the shop to let them know you’re coming and with how many others if you can so that we can be better prepared (231...

April 24, 2024

Hey guys, just thought I'd toss up a quick report before the big opener weekend. Right now, it looks as though it may be a bit of a wet one, but warm for most of it and that's not a bad thing at all...

April 8, 2024

Hey guys, sorry, this one will be short again... I've just had a few inquiries about reports and thought I'd better post something. John did a fine job in his April 1 report if you haven't seen it and the truth is I haven't...

March 24, 2024

Hey guys, just a quick one from me as it's been a while and, quite frankly, I've been trying to hold off for better news. The stuff that you need to know is that the water is basically low and clear again and there...

March 6, 2024

New shop hours! 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday (231) 745-3529 We got some rain! (Yay!) Had a pretty good storm system move thru late Monday into the morning hours of Tuesday and got some much-needed flow...

February 22, 2024

Alert! We will be closed on Monday, February 26th for a BBT team building river exercise! Hey guys, just a quick little update as once again, it's been a while! Unfortunately, I have not been out nearly as much as anticipated since last report with...

January 31, 2024

Well, the hiatus is officially over and I'm ready to get back at it. Right on time as it turns out with this weather and water so... Let's goooo!! We have a guide or guides available most of February as it stands as well...

BBT Christmas Special!!

Heck, I almost forgot to post this again at all this year and it's been going since Thanksgiving or December 1st I believe... In short, have you, or anyone you know, been contemplating a new rod, reel, waders, fly line, jacket, etc. or even...