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…

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...

November 13, 2018

Hey guys, seems like John and I both keep slacking a little then suddenly decide to post very close to one another, but I'm good with that for now as I will, once again, refer you to his report for more detail! (Trying to...

February 10, 2019

Helloooooo out there!! My break time is officially over now so, you can expect to see updates from me a little more often from here on out and I want to start with a couple of quick announcements… #1. If you have a resume in...

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...

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...

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 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...

October 6, 2018

New fish continue to enter the system and it looks like we should be good on Kings into the third week of October for anyone interested.