Steve Fraley

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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.

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...

November 30, 2023

Winter hours are in effect! (9am - 5pm daily) Please call between these hours to book a guide trip or motel room, ask a question or, to place an order... Thanks so much for your continued support!!! (231) 745-3529 Hey guys, just a quick hello...

November 5, 2023

Hey guys, after taking a little time off and then getting back after it for a little bit I figure I am overdue for a report! Shop hours are currently 8am - 6pm daily and while we are fairly busy right now we do...

October 19. 2023

We are hosting our annual Fall River Clean-Up this Saturday, October 21st! We will meet at the shop at 8am to figure our float/boat or walk in assignments and all volunteers are welcome. Per usual we will provide the trash bags, cover the cost...

October 6, 2023

John's October 2nd report really does say it all in terms of conditions etc. so if you haven't read it, just click here! We have been continuing to grind it out in the mid and lower sections seeking quality over quantity and while it's...

September 28, 2023

We celebrated my business partner’s birthday last night so I slept in a bit today! Long story short, no time for a big report… (I’m doing this on my phone right now.) Good news is that the fish are coming home now big time and...

September 22, 2023

Hey guys, short on time as usual but I wanted to get you another update before the weekend. Water conditions have not improved and as a result the fish continue to push into the system in small batches... I haven't personably been upriver at all...

September 14, 2023

Hey guys, not much time this morning, but I wanted to give you at least a little update. You could pretty much read mine and John's last report and add a few more pushes of fish to it so a few of those few...

September 4, 2023

Somebody, please send us some rain! Seriously, 31+ years of running this river on the regular now and it's as low as I've ever seen it, but the Salmon are determined and are finding their way home in short burst and waves regardless... (Rain...