Fishing Reports

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

November 26, 2019

Pere Marquette steelhead fishing has been up and down since my last report.  The bite has been directly correlated to the weather and water temps.  The water temps have been bouncing around the mid-30's to low-40's.  The river is currently in good shape with...

December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas from all of us at BBT!!!  Wishing you the best in 2019...Cheers!!!!!

July 19, 2019

Hello from the great state of Alaska! No, I haven’t been eaten by a bear or abducted by aliens, but yes, I have been enjoying the heck out of “being unplugged”... As a matter of fact, this is the first time I’ve used the...

March 10, 2020

New shop hours: 7am - 5pm everyday!!!! Steve posted a very detailed report yesterday, so I am going to keep it brief.  We received a big shot of rain yesterday and last night.  The river and it's tributaries are on the rise.  This was a much...

March 17, 2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Just a very brief update from me this morning then I will “try” to post a more full report this evening sometime... it got very cold last night slowing the runoff and dropping the level up here by 6” and visibility...

October 1, 2019

It is hard to believe, but it's October!!!  The recent rains have pumped up the river again.  The river is high and still on the rise.  The upper sections are "questionable" to wade, but if you know the river bottom you will be fine....

May 19, 2020

The river has surpassed the peak of this past May 1st at the M-37 gauge and is showing no signs of “flattening the curve” anytime soon. I’m going to go check on my friend Joe’s place on the Little South at some point this...

October 13, 2018

Hey guys, first time trying this new editor on our new web site myself so, if I screw this up, bear with me! I will "hopefully" be getting some formal training sometime this upcoming week from the man, Dave DeJonge, who created this for...

May 1, 2019

We are shifting gears from steelhead to trout.  It was a great run of steelhead with plenty of fish above average size (I hope this trend continues!!!).  Last Saturday "Officially" kicked off Michigan's trout season and it feels good!  Many sections of rivers and...

December 17, 2019

Shop hours are currently 9 am – 5 pm Thursday thru Tuesday (Closed on Wednesdays.) There’s still time to get in on our incredible holiday gift certificate deal that’s ending on close of business December 24th! 20% off Gift Certificates!!!! These gift certificates are good...