Fishing Reports

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

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...

September 24, 2020

Shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily. My next available date is October 13th at the moment and I still have plenty fall Steelhead dates in late October and November; let’s go fishing!! In the meantime we do have other guide and motel openings...

November 10, 2020

Sorry for the delayed report, things have been tough (and I have been busy)!!!!  Crystal clear water from top to bottom...and we have been throwing the kitchen sink at them.  Flies, yarn, beads and lures....after all we are Baldwin Bait and Tackle!!!  (Just a...

October 21, 2019

Hey guys, Just a quick announcement first... If you’re interested in a great weekend that’s coming right up please join us on Saturday, November 2nd for our annual Fall River Cleanup! We (BBT) provide the garbage bags, car spots for those that need them...

November 11, 2019

It has been a very interesting couple weeks.  Thank you for keeping me busy and out on the river.  As soon as the water level was getting to the perfect level and color, Mother Nature parked a cold front on us (and most of...

September 28, 2020

Well... The fish showed up! (Pretty much the same day I posted my last report in the am.) This year is apparently very much like one we had about ten years ago and they simply showed up late. If you were here early and...

June 27, 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 30   July 1, 2, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18….days/nights available....

September 17, 2020

Shop hours are 7am to 7pm every day!   "The curious thing about fishing is you never want to go home.  If you are catching anything; you can't stop.  If you don't catch anything; you hate to leave in case something might bite."  - Gladys Taber   Things...

September 24, 2019

Thank you to everyone that has been in our boats, shopping at the store and staying at the Motel BBT!  Your support is appreciated!!!  Our salmon season is in full swing right now, but the trout are eating eggs and streamers if you are...

November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Baldwin Bait & Tackle!!!!  It has been a very challenging year, however we have a lot to be thankful for this year.  Thank you all for the support and business this year...all the guide trips, Motel reservations,...