Steve Fraley's Reports

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

June 2, 2021

T-minus 3 days to AK... Wow, it's been a minute since I posted here on this page, but hopefully you've been able to follow along on our various social media sites or their feeds here on this one. Fact is, I blocked off just...

April 30, 2021

Hey guys, First and foremost a quick reminder that our annual spring river cleanup is slated for tomorrow morning! We will meet at the shop at 9am to hand out garbage bags, sort out how many we are, take a group photo then try to...

April 20, 2021

Hey guys, Guess I fibbed again! I started to type this up yesterday as planned and promised, but I got a last minute call from Kam and his roommate Reed to go toss streamers for some aqua therapy and I had to jump at the...

April 17, 2021

Hey guys, I said I'd post a more detailed report today, but I lied... Just discovered that I have Monday and Tuesday off so that'll give me more time to sit and write. The brief report from the river yesterday (Copied below.) sums it up...

April 16, 2021

Well, it appears as though I’ve totally spaced out on the website reporting outside of a few social media post here and there. I’m on the river with clients right now so I’ll just make it short... We are still finding some Steelhead to play...

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 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 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 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...