Fishing Reports

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

March 17, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday March is here and we are busy chasing steelhead on the Pere Marquette River!!!  It feels great to have the season in full swing.  The shop is loaded...

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...

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 15, 2024

Shop Hours – 8am to 6pm Monday thru Thursday & 7am to 6pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday Unfortunately, not much has changed since my last report.  This has been a tough spring run with much fewer fish then I can ever remember.  There are still...

March 29, 2022

Current shop hours are 8am to 6pm seven days a week!  The shop is stuffed with inventory…including flies, rods, waders and all terminal tackle.  There are still some items we are waiting for but, the shelves are stacked with more on the way.  If...

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...

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...

April 18, 2022

Hey guys, mostly wanted to remind everyone about the annual cleanup this Saturday. We will meet at the shop at 8am to try and spread out and cover as much river as possible, set up car spots, hand out trash bags (Both on us.)...

March 13, 2023

Shop Hours are 7am to 6pm Daily Here we go!!!  The spring season is taking shape.  Lots of our fall and winter fish have spawned and dropped back, but new fish are cycling into the system.  The entire river system is fishing good.  There are...

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...