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…

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...

February 20, 2020

We are taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. Hey guys, Just a real quick one today as I'm a little short on time, but I figured I'd toss...

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...

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...

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...

February 28, 2020

We are still taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. Hey guys, Anther quick one before the weekend. It "looks like" today and tomorrow are a little on the...

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! ;^)

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...

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...