John Karakashian's Reports

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

February 10, 2021

Shop Hours 9am – 5pm (Closed Wednesdays until March) Winter has tightened it's grip on us over the last week!!!  Fridge temps, snow and more of the same recipe in the extended forecast.  We certainly knew we were working off borrowed time with such a...

June 16, 2020

The current shop hours are 9am to 5pm everyday!!! The first day of summer is right around the corner and so is the Pere Marquette River hex hatch.  The highlight of a dry fly fisherman's season and we still have plenty of availability for guide...

March 10, 2021

Shop Hours - 8am to 6pm everyday!!! Spring has sprung!!!  We have lost most of our snow pack in the woods and the river is rising with a great stain!  The water temp today was at the magical 42.5...so here we go!  The fishing pressure...

March 4, 2021

Shop Hours - 8 am to 6pm everyday We have hit the ground running!  We are not sure if spring has sprung or winter will rip the rug out from underneath us?  Regardless, we have been enjoying the break in weather and tugs on our...

July 16, 2020

Shop hours 9am - 6pm everyday The river has cooled off nicely and we are back on the water again.  Please keep an eye on water temps throughout the summer if you are practicing catch and release.  Thanks for giving the fish a break during...

October 3, 2018

We got a bump in water over the last couple days. This has been a heck of a season thus far!!! BIG fish and plentiful numbers!!!

July 12, 2022

Shop Hours are still 8am to 6pm daily!!! It's hard to believe it's almost Mid-July...WOW!!!  Time flies when your having fun chasing trout.  It's certainly not over!  It's attractor season and terrestrial time.  Either early mornings trying to beat the heat or late afternoon with...

December 8, 2020

Shop hours are currently 9am - 5pm daily We are offering our “Holiday Special” as a thank you to everyone…20% off Gift Certificates from now until December 24, 2020.  Redeemable for shop merchandise and Lodging (not applicable for guide trips and sale items in the...

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,...