Fishing Reports

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

May 13, 2020

Just a quick update...The shop will be re-opening Friday (May 15) for curb side service and mail orders until further notice...Shop hours will be 9am - 5pm.  Our Motel will start taking reservations as well.  We are patiently waiting to fully open our doors,...

Argentina 2019

Current shop hours - 9am to 5pm everyday, but closed on Tuesdays…please feel free to contact the shop for current conditions!  231-745-3529 PM Steelhead Report Not much fishing going on right now.  It is bitterly cold with no break in the weather for the next 10...

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?).

September 13, 2019

Hey guys, just a real quick one from me here this morning. In case you hadn’t noticed it’s been raining around here a bit lately and the river is up and colored. We’ve been fishing down that way all season so far searching for, and...

September 9, 2019

The shop is now open 6am to 6pm seven days a week!  We are very busy and love seeing everyone on the river; hanging out at the shop or at the Motel.  Fishing pressure was outrageous over the weekend in the lower river...please respect...

October 23, 2019

The time has finally come...time to "Turn the Page"!  Steelhead season is upon us and we are dedicated to pursuing them daily.  It was a great salmon season that was extended into overtime; due to the number of quality fish that remained in the...

April 24th, 2020

New shop info for April 24th, 2020!! After listening to the governors new guidelines and restrictions we have made the decision to continue monitoring our voice and email messages for mail order items at this time, but the shop and guide services will remain closed...

September 29, 2018

Hey guys, looks like Saturday is fast becoming my normal post time as I have not found the free time to do this during the week. Burning the candle at both ends right now hardly describes it as we are in full swing, but I still try to get my mental and physical heath day in on Saturdays…

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...

October 3, 2019

Just a quick update... the river is ripping high right now!!!!   Warning, please do NOT attempt to wade and only very experienced oarsmen should be on the river the next couple days.  I am sorry to break the news, but the truth hurts...