Steve Fraley's Reports

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

October 13, 2018

Hey guys, first time trying this new editor on our new web site myself so, if I screw this up, bear with me! I will "hopefully" be getting some formal training sometime this upcoming week from the man, Dave DeJonge, who created this for...

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...

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...

April 3, 2020

We are still checking our phone messages and emails daily. Please leave a message with your return contact information and we will be happy to ship you any product or mail out a gift certificate!! We are not however, offering any type of curb service...

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...

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.

November 17, 2020

Well, we didn't call it Baldwin "Bait & Tackle" for no reason I guess, but if you'd have asked me a month ago if I'd ever be running more than just flies or pitching a little hardware on my guide trips I most likely...

December 17, 2019

Shop hours are currently 9 am – 5 pm Thursday thru Tuesday (Closed on Wednesdays.) There’s still time to get in on our incredible holiday gift certificate deal that’s ending on close of business December 24th! 20% off Gift Certificates!!!! These gift certificates are good...

May 6th, 2020

Well, we are excited to be at least partially back in business with our guide services going active tomorrow, but as far as we can tell, it will still be the 15th at this point before we go full storefront. For the time being...

September 28, 2020

Well... The fish showed up! (Pretty much the same day I posted my last report in the am.) This year is apparently very much like one we had about ten years ago and they simply showed up late. If you were here early and...