Fishing Reports

Pere Marquette River fishing reports for trout, salmon, and steelhead by the guides from Baldwin Bait & Tackle.

April 19, 2019

We are hosting our spring river Clean-up tomorrow, April 20, 2019. 9am at the shop to meet and take sections then 6pm at my pole barn for dinner… (Please call the shop and let them know how many for dinner. It will help us...

April 16, 2019

We are hosting our spring river Clean-up this Saturday...April 20, 2019.  9am at the shop and 6pm at the pole barn for dinner...we will cover your car spot fees, dinner is on us, beer is flowing and river karma is available....please help us keep...

April 9th, 2019

BBT’s PM River Cleanup is Saturday, April 20th. Mark your calendar and details to follow... My next available open days are April 17 & 18, but we have other guides available on other days as well! This report is coming to you from the river...

April 4, 2019

The shop is still a mess from the flood, but will be getting new carpet soon.  Please excuse our mess for the time being…we will be better then ever soon enough.  The shop hours are 7am to 5pm Sunday through Thursday and 7am to...

April 2, 2019

      I do not have a lot of time so I'm going to keep it brief. Fishing is good with a mixture of chrome fish in the pools and winter fish hitting the gravel. Try using eggs, stones, hex nymphs and salmon fry patterns for...

March 29, 2019

Report from the river today as I will not have time to do it tonight or tomorrow. Slower start this morning, but we’ve made contact with a fish or two at all three stops so far despite the cold weather last night that caused...

March 27, 2019

Spring is slowly peeking out!  I spotted my first robin a couple days ago and the fish are starting to spawn a little more.  We still have very cold water...in the mid 30's for the time being, but the temps should rise over the...

March 23, 2019

Hi guys, Sorry I didn't get another post up before the weekend, but both Johns did I believe and it is nice to spread them out at least a little bit! Soon enough, we will be adding yet another report page from Donnie Richards who...

March 20, 2019

"A faithful friend is the medicine of life"  - Ecclesiastiucus   We have experienced a high water event over this past weekend, but the river is looking perfect right now!  The water temp has been cold, but that is changing daily and warming.  A few fish...

Part 2, March 17, 2019

Not much too add as far as conditions go from this morning's brief report. The water dropped and cleared a little more during the day, but the bite never really did turn on, at least while we were out; That was one hack of...