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…

January 4, 2019

Happy New Year everyone!!!  I hope you enjoyed your holidays with family and friends...I sure did and it was awesome!!!  We would like to thank everyone that fishing with us in 2018!!!  It was an incredible year on an incredible river.  However, without your...

August 15, 2019

Sorry for the long delay in reports.  After a very busy June and early July guiding, I took some time off to spend with family and friends.  Plus, our annual trip to Alaska just wrapped up (see details below).  Things are good here with...

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!...

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...

October 3, 2019

Just a quick update... the river is ripping high right now!!!!   Warning, please do NOT attempt to wade and only very experienced oarsmen should be on the river the next couple days.  I am sorry to break the news, but the truth hurts...

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...

October 15, 2018

Last day messing with Salmon with the first timers father and son team of Ron and Nate. Going well so far. Decided to try a test post to the new site from my phone! lots of fish to hand already, but only a few we’ve...

May 3, 2019

Hey Guys, Just have time for a quick post, but wanted to get it done today. First off, the weather is awesome and is actually supposed to remain that way until Sunday evening when we may get some more wet stuff. This will work out...