Fishing Reports

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

April 7, 2021

The shop is open 7am - 7pm daily!!!!  We are doing our best to keep product on the shelves; yet the supply chain is still distorted...working on it!  Thank you very, very much for all the support and keeping our guides busy.  We truly...

April 5, 2021

Hi guys, I've had the "day off" for an appointment earlier today so had a little time and figured I'd toss up an addition to the report below with just a bit more of a positive spin now... In short, I spent about 3...

April 2, 2021

Hi guys, just another quick one from me this morning, but I wanted to give "fair warning" to those of you making the trek up this weekend and, wish you all a Happy Easter. Between fishing pressure, water that is now in the extreme...

March 30, 2021

The shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily!!!   The river is low and clear, fishing pressure is high and the fish are spooky!  We have very low water for this time of year and we are working for "biters"! Eggs are slowly taking over with all...

March 25, 2021

Hi guys! In the tradition of "We're in the middle of the season and have no time!" or, "We're burning the proverbial candle at both ends.", etc., etc..... I'm gonna follow suit with John and try to make this short! Our BIG NEWS is...

March 23, 2021

The river is low and clear at the moment, but we are getting some rain tonight and tomorrow.  There are fish throughout the system, but LOTS of fishing pressure.  It has been really busy.  Please respect your fellow angler and their space!  "Ask before...

March 19, 2021

Hey guys, Just a quick one from me from the river this morning as I am running low on time as usual and probably ought to pay a little attention to these guys fishing... 🤣 Burning the candle at both ends hardly describes it right now,...

March 16, 2021

Shop Hours are 8am - 6pm Daily!!! Before I begin my report, I would like to honor a great man and client that passed away this week.  Forest "Woody" Reichert left this world and he left his mark; leaving this earth a better place.  He...

March 13, 2021

03/13/2021 - 6:00am update to below: NEWS FLASH! We have two guides that opened up for Sunday. John Robinson and Kam, Donnie has the 16th, 20th - 24th, 27th & 28th. Kam also has the 23rd and 25th... The water was clearing rapidly in the...

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...