Fishing Reports

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

February 17, 2022

Hey guys, I am back from the south, loaded up with vitamin D, all rested up and very ready for the season! The shop is loading up also now, only with new inventory daily and the phone is ringing. If you haven't gotten your...

February 11, 2022

Not much new to share with you at the moment.  I have been busy tying flies, getting orders done at the shop and preparing for a great spring season.  There has been a few brief signs of spring around here in between cold fronts....

February 5, 2022

We’ll, it would be a perfect morning were it not for the mourning… Sadly, we lost another great man yesterday, my uncle Stewart moved on at some point in the afternoon while my wife Karen and I were in a plane, and we learned...

January 20, 2022

Hey guys, hopefully everyone is enjoying a happy new year thus far; I know I am! Sorry for the lack of reports, but as many of you that have been following us for very long well know, you'll have that sometimes in the "off...

December 22, 2021

Merry Christmas!!!!  I would like to wish everyone a very happy & healthy holiday season and a Happy New Year!!!!  Thank you for a great 2021!  We are looking forward to an even "fishier" 2022!!!!  It has been a great year overall...more good then...

December 15, 2021

Hey guys, as you can see from the graphs below, despite the additional showers overnight, the river, as of now, continues to drop in the upper reaches and has leveled off in the far lower from the peak spike that this past Saturday's storms...

December 10, 2021 Merry Christmas!

Heck, I almost forgot to post this at all this year and had it not been for a few "regulars" that always take full advantage of it, the announcement might have been missed this year!!! In short, have you, or anyone you know, been...

Down to the wire… December 6, 2021

Hey guys, We're getting down to the wire on this Steelhead thing so I thought I'd toss out another link in addition to the one I posted in my last report... If you want your voice heard do so right now as the deadline for...

November 22, 2021

Howdy Ya'll, First off, I want to say thank you to everyone who's been wishing me a happy birthday today via text, e-mail, messenger and social media. It's been a great one so far, albeit a little cold, spending it with my great friend and...

November 18, 2021

Shop hours are 8am - 6pm daily I would like to take a minute to make a "Public Service Announcement"...The Michigan DNR is considering and discussing steelhead regulation (bag limit) changes.   Last Wednesday the Natural Resource Commissioners met to discuss a reduction in Steelhead...