Fishing Reports

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

September 25, 2018

This has been a heck of a season thus far!!! BIG fish and plentiful numbers…most days we are on them, but they move each day/night (and we’ll see how long it lasts?).

September 29, 2018

Hey guys, looks like Saturday is fast becoming my normal post time as I have not found the free time to do this during the week. Burning the candle at both ends right now hardly describes it as we are in full swing, but I still try to get my mental and physical heath day in on Saturdays…

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...

November 1st, 2018

Hey guys, got a little behind there again, sorry... Since last report I've really only had one "real" day off between guide trips, the PM River Cleanup and running a section of river for PMTU a couple of times to do the brown trout...

June 5, 2019

Shop Hours are 8am – 6pm seven days a week.  We have guides and lodging available…please call to inquire or book a trip/room – 231-745-3529.  Currently, my open Guide dates are : June 7 – 11, 19, 24, 26 – 30 & Lots of...

March 4, 2019

Sorry for the long delay in reports...not much to discuss that was really news worthy.  But March is here and spring steelheading has kicked off on the Pere Marquette River for another season.  The weather has been pretty unpleasant, but things are looking better...

September 13, 2019

Hey guys, just a real quick one from me here this morning. In case you hadn’t noticed it’s been raining around here a bit lately and the river is up and colored. We’ve been fishing down that way all season so far searching for, and...

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...

November 1, 2018

It is always good to give back and protect our beloved resource.  Thank you to everyone who joined us last Saturday for the River Clean-Up!  You will be repaid by the fish god’s…it is a great investment!  It is always disheartening to see what...

June 6, 2019

Hi guys, I just realized it's been more than a month since I posted here, but hopefully you've been following our Facebook page (Post are also shown on the sidebar of our homepage here!) as I have done a little better with that. Anyway, much has...