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…

March 29, 2019

Report from the river today as I will not have time to do it tonight or tomorrow. Slower start this morning, but we’ve made contact with a fish or two at all three stops so far despite the cold weather last night that caused...

October 21, 2019

Hey guys, Just a quick announcement first... If you’re interested in a great weekend that’s coming right up please join us on Saturday, November 2nd for our annual Fall River Cleanup! We (BBT) provide the garbage bags, car spots for those that need them...

October 15, 2018

Last day messing with Salmon with the first timers father and son team of Ron and Nate. Going well so far. Decided to try a test post to the new site from my phone! lots of fish to hand already, but only a few we’ve...

April 9th, 2019

BBT’s PM River Cleanup is Saturday, April 20th. Mark your calendar and details to follow... My next available open days are April 17 & 18, but we have other guides available on other days as well! This report is coming to you from the river...

October 30, 2019

Hey guys, Sorry I didn’t get another post up before last weekend, but John did a nice job and beat me to it and now he has yet again! 😳 😂 First off, the obligatory reminder! Our 23rd annual (I believe our first was in 1997...

October 22, 2018

Hi guys, Sorry it's been a minute since last report, but I continue to burn the proverbial candle at both ends and I'm loving it... Hopefully the Facebook and Instagram post I have been doing have shown up in the feeds on our site here...

April 19, 2019

We are hosting our spring river Clean-up tomorrow, April 20, 2019. 9am at the shop to meet and take sections then 6pm at my pole barn for dinner… (Please call the shop and let them know how many for dinner. It will help us...

November 7, 2019

Hi guys, Just thought I’d post before the upcoming weekend. These “reports” always feel a little bit redundant to me these days as most, if not all, of the photos shown have already been published on social media, (Views available on our home page...

November 1st, 2018

Hey guys, got a little behind there again, sorry... Since last report I've really only had one "real" day off between guide trips, the PM River Cleanup and running a section of river for PMTU a couple of times to do the brown trout...