John Karakashian's Reports

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

December 22, 2021

Merry Christmas!!!!  I would like to wish everyone a very happy & healthy holiday season and a Happy New Year!!!!  Thank you for a great 2021!  We are looking forward to an even "fishier" 2022!!!!  It has been a great year overall...more good then...

November 18, 2021

Shop hours are 8am - 6pm daily I would like to take a minute to make a "Public Service Announcement"...The Michigan DNR is considering and discussing steelhead regulation (bag limit) changes.   Last Wednesday the Natural Resource Commissioners met to discuss a reduction in Steelhead...

October 27, 2021

Current Shop hours are 8am - 6pm - Seven days a week! I would like to start this report by thanking everyone that helped us with the River Clean-Up this past Saturday!  Both new and old faces joined the effort and we made a DIFFERENCE!!!...

October 13, 2021

Shop hours are 7am – 7pm Friday & Saturday and 8am – 6pm Monday – Thursday.  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 time to turn the page and...

October, 05, 2021

We have been burning the candle at both ends lately....Thank you for the business and support at the shop, Motel and our guide service.  It is very much appreciated!!!!! Shop hours are 7am – 7pm Friday & Saturday and 8am – 6pm Monday – Thursday…sorry,...

September 23, 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. "When...

September 15, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store We are working on extending our hours at the shop...stay tuned!  The shop is loaded up with inventory and more arriving daily, but the supply chain is still limited on some items....

September 3, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Just wanted to toss up a quick update before the weekend.  The upper river has cleared up nicely and dropped back to normal levels; however, the lower river is still colored up....

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...

August 20, 2021

Shop Hours 8am – 6pm everyday or Shop On-Line anytime at BBT On-Line Store Summer is fading away too fast!!!  The kids are returning to school and football is starting! The evening air temps are reflecting the next season is approaching.  It feels great!  We have...