Steve Fraley's Reports

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

January 22, 2021 – Part 2

I'mmmm back! Better late than never, but I did say "before the end of the day" when I signed off earlier. (Sorry about the delay there.) It's actually been quite busy around here lately with a number of projects. Some that we've had planned...

October 27, 2020

First off, a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our annual Fall River cleanup on Saturday!!! We wound up with another 6 or 8 folks after this photo below was taken and a total of 10 boats that made their way down...

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! ;^)

March 18, 2020

Shop hours are currently 7am to 5pm Sunday thru Thursday and 7am to 7pm Friday and Saturday! Please stop in if you're in the area! Like everyone else we are feeling the impact of the current zombie apocalypse and the timing couldn't be worse!...

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...

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...

April 30, 2021

Hey guys, First and foremost a quick reminder that our annual spring river cleanup is slated for tomorrow morning! We will meet at the shop at 9am to hand out garbage bags, sort out how many we are, take a group photo then try to...

June 6, 2019

Hi guys, I just realized it's been more than a month since I posted here, but hopefully you've been following our Facebook page (Post are also shown on the sidebar of our homepage here!) as I have done a little better with that. Anyway, much has...

March 19, 2021

Hey guys, Just a quick one from me from the river this morning as I am running low on time as usual and probably ought to pay a little attention to these guys fishing... ? Burning the candle at both ends hardly describes it right now,...

April 5, 2021

Hi guys, I've had the "day off" for an appointment earlier today so had a little time and figured I'd toss up an addition to the report below with just a bit more of a positive spin now... In short, I spent about 3...