Fishing Reports

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

April 6, 2022

Current shop hours are 8am to 6pm seven days a week!  The shop WAS stuffed with inventory…including flies, rods, waders and all terminal tackle.  Unfortunately, we are STILL waiting for some items/inventory/flies that we ordered in October...go figure!!!!  We are doing our best and...

April 2, 2022

Hey guys, good news, she's receding in the upper reaches already and clarity is not bad at all considering the levels. I had contemplated re-scheduling my trip for tomorrow as several others did for today, but after driving around a bit with Kam this...

April 1, 2022

Hey guys, I will post a more detailed report sometime tomorrow during my day off, but a heads up is in order… We are currently in the “use extreme caution” phase of water level. This below is the graph at M-37 from just a few...

March 29, 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...

March 27, 2022

Hey guys, looks like an unprecedented Sunday report rather than a Saturday this week! (Wound up with both days off due to a covid related re-schedule.) Not much new to report actually, the shop is open 8am to 6pm daily now and we are...

March 23, 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...

March 19, 2022

03/20/2022 Morning Update: Good news! Water peaked last night and has begun to drop this morning at the M-37 Monitor, Bowman's Monitor and Taylor Road Monitor. Still rising at the Scottville Monitor, but I would expect that to also peak sometime in the next 24hrs... Water...

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...

March 15, 2022

Old pic, new reminder!! The Steelhead bag limit is reduced on the Pere Marquette (As well as several other rivers.) to 1 fish per angler, per day starting today, March 15th, thru May 15th! To be clear, the flies only is still catch and release....

March 9, 2022

Our spring steelhead season is up and running!!!  The river got a shot of water this week to get things fired up!  Saturday evening it rained throughout the watershed and raised the river for a minute (a couple days).  The upper river is dropping...