Steve Fraley's Reports

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

March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 Update! Hey guys, John Karakashian, Frank Willetts from PMRL and I all had a meeting with Ryan Andrews, our local DNR conservation officer, in my pole barn on Tuesday morning. This was to get some clarification on what is and what is not...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

July 19, 2019

Hello from the great state of Alaska! No, I haven’t been eaten by a bear or abducted by aliens, but yes, I have been enjoying the heck out of “being unplugged”... As a matter of fact, this is the first time I’ve used the...

May 3, 2019

Hey Guys, Just have time for a quick post, but wanted to get it done today. First off, the weather is awesome and is actually supposed to remain that way until Sunday evening when we may get some more wet stuff. This will work out...

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...

April 23rd, 2020

Well, here we are, approaching the end of lockdown/quarantine day 32. I’m not gonna dwell on that too much here however as everyone has an opinion on this and there are very few of those that are exactly alike... (All pictures in this report...