Steve Fraley

Steve Fraley
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Steve Fraley has been guiding full time since 1994 and the Pere Marquette holds a special place in his heart. Read Steve's full bio.

May 27, 2020

The further down you go the higher and more stained it is, but we're only seeing a small spike so far from the recent scattered storms and I expect it to remain fishable. Anglers have been having good to great success in all sections...

May 20, 2020

Well, in yesterday’s second report I said “more tomorrow” so here it is... I was going to take a few more photos, but it basically looks like it did in the last ones I posted in the BBT site report yesterday right now only...

May 19, 2020

The river has surpassed the peak of this past May 1st at the M-37 gauge and is showing no signs of “flattening the curve” anytime soon. I’m going to go check on my friend Joe’s place on the Little South at some point this...

May 6th, 2020

Well, we are excited to be at least partially back in business with our guide services going active tomorrow, but as far as we can tell, it will still be the 15th at this point before we go full storefront. For the time being...

May 1st, 2020

Good morning! Day 40, the big four 0... Hope you all are hanging in there ok. Just a heads up on the water conditions. It is “starting” to drop at M-37 as shown on the graph I pulled up here, but I also set the...

April 24th, 2020

New shop info for April 24th, 2020!! After listening to the governors new guidelines and restrictions we have made the decision to continue monitoring our voice and email messages for mail order items at this time, but the shop and guide services will remain closed...

April 23rd, 2020

Well, here we are, approaching the end of lockdown/quarantine day 32. I’m not gonna dwell on that too much here however as everyone has an opinion on this and there are very few of those that are exactly alike... (All pictures in this report...

April 3, 2020

We are still checking our phone messages and emails daily. Please leave a message with your return contact information and we will be happy to ship you any product or mail out a gift certificate!! We are not however, offering any type of curb service...

March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 Update! Hey guys, John Karakashian, Frank Willetts from PMRL and I all had a meeting with Ryan Andrews, our local DNR conservation officer, in my pole barn on Tuesday morning. This was to get some clarification on what is and what is not...

March 18, 2020

Shop hours are currently 7am to 5pm Sunday thru Thursday and 7am to 7pm Friday and Saturday! Please stop in if you're in the area! Like everyone else we are feeling the impact of the current zombie apocalypse and the timing couldn't be worse!...