Fishing Reports

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

August 30, 2021

Just wanted to post a quick update.  Heavy storms rolled through the area Friday evening. 3 inches of rain was concentrated on the Baldwin River and caused significant flooding.  The river has crested, but there are probably several new trees across the river.  Baldwin...

September 29, 2021

New shop hours are 7am – 7pm Friday & Saturday and 8am – 6pm Monday – Thursday…sorry, but we are short handed!  We have an On-Line shop for off hours purchases or curbside pick-ups.  Give us a call or shop anytime on-line at BBT On-Line. It's...

March 27, 2019

Spring is slowly peeking out!  I spotted my first robin a couple days ago and the fish are starting to spawn a little more.  We still have very cold water...in the mid 30's for the time being, but the temps should rise over the...

September 30, 2020

Shop hours are 7am-7pm everyday!!! The seasons are changing and so are the fall colors!!!!  We have experienced a week of a solid migration of king salmon.  The run started late and looked weak, but the reinforcements showed up!!!!  There are plenty of fish in...

June 27, 2022

Short days and long nights best describes my current state of mind.  I am running to get ready for my trip today, so this is going to be brief and more of a pictorial report....The shop is open everyday from 8am - 6pm.  Please...

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...

Down to the wire… December 6, 2021

Hey guys, We're getting down to the wire on this Steelhead thing so I thought I'd toss out another link in addition to the one I posted in my last report... If you want your voice heard do so right now as the deadline for...

September 23, 2020

Shop hours are 7am - 7pm Seven days a week!!! Not much new to report...river is low and clear; fish numbers are down but we are having fun!!!  We might not be catching as many as "normal", however we are laughing just as hard most...

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...

March 16, 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...