Fishing Reports

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

October 22, 2018

Hi guys, Sorry it's been a minute since last report, but I continue to burn the proverbial candle at both ends and I'm loving it... Hopefully the Facebook and Instagram post I have been doing have shown up in the feeds on our site here...

October 13, 2018

Hey guys, first time trying this new editor on our new web site myself so, if I screw this up, bear with me! I will "hopefully" be getting some formal training sometime this upcoming week from the man, Dave DeJonge, who created this for...

March 5th, 2019

Hi guys, looks like Steve and John finally talked me into posting a report every so often! With the weather about to turn and new fish entering the system I should have more news for you soon, but consider this a sort of "test...

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?).

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...

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...

October 7, 2019

Hey guys, As some of you already know, and many of you have already guessed, on October 1st I made arrangements for my guide trips to be taken care of by others, left our business in the more than capable hands of my partner and staff...

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...

September 20, 2019

Hey guys, just a quick post from the river to let you know I’ll be posting a full report sometime tomorrow... The river is in good shape top to bottom again now and we’ve been having lots of fun every day. Pools and runs (what...

May 1, 2019

We are shifting gears from steelhead to trout.  It was a great run of steelhead with plenty of fish above average size (I hope this trend continues!!!).  Last Saturday "Officially" kicked off Michigan's trout season and it feels good!  Many sections of rivers and...