Steve Fraley's Reports

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

September 29, 2018

Hey guys, looks like Saturday is fast becoming my normal post time as I have not found the free time to do this during the week. Burning the candle at both ends right now hardly describes it as we are in full swing, but I still try to get my mental and physical heath day in on Saturdays…

February 22nd, 2019

Just a quick report tonight since I said I would be more often, but I only just now made it out on the river myself today after having read some pretty good reports on social media over the past week or so. That being...

September 8, 2019

New Shop Hours Starting tomorrow morning 9/9/2019. 6am to 6pm daily! Please stop in or give us a call for all your fishing and lodging needs and we’ll look forward to seeing you... 231-745-3529 PM Report is below AK photos... Hey guys, I’ve been meaning to...

March 7th, 2019

Starting this Saturday, the 9th, the shop will be open 7am to 5pm open all week. These hours will be adjusted further as the spring progresses as needed... Just another quick one from me today as John Robinson already filled you in on my last...

September 13, 2019

Hey guys, just a real quick one from me here this morning. In case you hadn’t noticed it’s been raining around here a bit lately and the river is up and colored. We’ve been fishing down that way all season so far searching for, and...

March 15, 2019

Ive got tomorrow off so I’ll post a full report then, but as if this moment the river is still in its banks up here in the fly water. Saw a few fish out on redds yesterday, that should be helpful today! ;^)

September 21, 2019

Hey guys, Not much more to add that hasn’t already been said, but I did promise a full report today so I’ll reiterate! 😎 The river is currently in great shape with fish throughout the system in every stage of the run from brand new to...

September 22, 2018

The season is in full swing and we are having lots of fun out there!

Part 2, March 17, 2019

Not much too add as far as conditions go from this morning's brief report. The water dropped and cleared a little more during the day, but the bite never really did turn on, at least while we were out; That was one hack of...

September 29, 2019

Kameron had tomorrow and the next day (September 30 & October 1) open up last minute! Call the shop to grab these prime dates! 231-745-3529 All guide dates currently (As I type) available thru October 15th, our traditional end of Salmon season as the focus...