Fishing Reports

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

September 22, 2022

Shop Hours are 7am - 7pm daily The river is still low and clear, but there is and has been some scattered showers over the last couple days.  The recent rain has raised the river level a bit, but I would still call it "normal...

September 21, 2022

Good morning, The answers to the inevitable questions about the headliner picture are... It's a colored-up lake run Brown, it measured 29 inches from its tail to its very cool nose and it took a brown stone fly on the first cast of a very...

September 13, 2022

Shop Hours are 7am to 7pm daily!!! Things are developing on the Pere Marquette River.  Kings are running and even starting to spawn.  We received a good shot of rain yesterday and the fish are enjoying it.  I do not have a lot of time...

September 8, 2022

Hey guys, quick note, I have a client who has to cancel September 13th, so if anyone is interested in picking up this prime date just give the shop a call. (231) 745-3529. (9/9/2022 morning edit. This date has now been filled. Thank you!)  Nothing...

September 6, 2022

Fall Shop Hours 7am - 7pm We are running at full throttle now chasing kings!  The whole crew is back guiding (except Donnie...he'll be back in late October for steelhead).  The shop is packed and we are looking forward to a great fall season!!!  We...

August 29, 2022

NEW SHOP HOURS 7am to 7pm!!!!! Sorry for the long lapse in reports...took a family vacation, been busy guiding, preparing for the fall season and getting the shop stocked up!!!  The fall season is upon us!  The shop is loaded up with rods, reels, tackle,...

August 23, 2022

“To be silent the whole day, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.” ~ Henry Miller Well, that’s it, I’m back home...

August 6, 2022

Hi guys, long time no post, but hey, I'm still much earlier than expected! (Best part of working in AK for me was going completely dark and being unplugged from the world.) As many of you already know from my personal social media feeds,...

July 25, 2022

Shop Hours are still 8am to 6pm daily!!! Not much new to report...Enjoying the summer on the river.  It’s attractor season and terrestrial time.  Either early mornings trying to beat the heat or late afternoon with some mousing…that is my program from here on out…stay...

July 12, 2022

Shop Hours are still 8am to 6pm daily!!! It's hard to believe it's almost Mid-July...WOW!!!  Time flies when your having fun chasing trout.  It's certainly not over!  It's attractor season and terrestrial time.  Either early mornings trying to beat the heat or late afternoon with...