Fishing Reports

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

October 6, 2018

New fish continue to enter the system and it looks like we should be good on Kings into the third week of October for anyone interested.

March 17, 2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Just a very brief update from me this morning then I will “try” to post a more full report this evening sometime... it got very cold last night slowing the runoff and dropping the level up here by 6” and visibility...

June 20, 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 26, 27, 30   July 1, 2, 7, 8, 10, 11,...

December 6, 2018

Winter shop hours are now 9am - 5pm everyday (CLOSED on Tuesday’s).  We are slipping into winter mode around here and so are the fish!  Cold water temps have the fish in winter holding water.  Work with floats inside out through the runs &...

July 19, 2019

Hello from the great state of Alaska! No, I haven’t been eaten by a bear or abducted by aliens, but yes, I have been enjoying the heck out of “being unplugged”... As a matter of fact, this is the first time I’ve used the...

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?).

February 10, 2019

Helloooooo out there!! My break time is officially over now so, you can expect to see updates from me a little more often from here on out and I want to start with a couple of quick announcements… #1. If you have a resume in...

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...

April 19, 2019

We are hosting our spring river Clean-up tomorrow, April 20, 2019. 9am at the shop to meet and take sections then 6pm at my pole barn for dinner… (Please call the shop and let them know how many for dinner. It will help us...

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...