Steve Fraley's Reports

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

September 24, 2020

Shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily. My next available date is October 13th at the moment and I still have plenty fall Steelhead dates in late October and November; let’s go fishing!! In the meantime we do have other guide and motel openings...

September 16, 2020

Shop hours are currently 7am to 7pm and we are loaded for the season! Please stop in and see us... Just a quick one from me this morning. The water is currently low/clear/normal and a little rain would be nice at this point for...

September 9, 2020

Well, my client just informed me that I hadn’t put up a new report in a while so, thought I’d go ahead and toss one up right here from the river here regardless of the fact that not “much” has changed. (My personal next open...

August 26, 2020

We are still looking for shop help. Full or part time (Great way to get some new gear! ;^) positions are available... Stop in for an application or e-mail a resume to fishbaldwin@hotmail.com if interested!  First pic (4:35am today) = the second (8am today) and rising!...

August 20, 2020

Our shop hours are currently 9am to 6pm and we are taking applications for both shop help and housekeepers. Stop in for an application or e-mail a resume to fishbaldwin@hotmail.com if interested! My bad... I've been so busy with work and projects both at home...

August 8, 2020

Hey guys! Just a quick note today to let everyone know that after just 7 glorious weeks in Alaska rather than the 11 I originally planed, I volunteered to return home early and am now back in Baldwin. I was told that having seniority...

June 18, 2020

No PM river report from me today although I did just see in my social media feeds that the big bugs went off good last night, the mousing was also good and some really nice fish were caught! (This might be a really good...

May 27, 2020

The further down you go the higher and more stained it is, but we're only seeing a small spike so far from the recent scattered storms and I expect it to remain fishable. Anglers have been having good to great success in all sections...

May 20, 2020

Well, in yesterday’s second report I said “more tomorrow” so here it is... I was going to take a few more photos, but it basically looks like it did in the last ones I posted in the BBT site report yesterday right now only...

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...