Steve Fraley's Reports

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

February 17, 2022

Hey guys, I am back from the south, loaded up with vitamin D, all rested up and very ready for the season! The shop is loading up also now, only with new inventory daily and the phone is ringing. If you haven't gotten your...

March 4th, 2022

We (My clients, not me, yes, I’m throwing them under the bus, but I told them I would! ;^) couldn’t keep them on the line long enough for our photo ops today, but it was big fun nonetheless with plenty of opportunity! It felt great...

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...

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...

August 8, 2020

Hey guys! Just a quick note today to let everyone know that after just 7 glorious weeks in Alaska rather than the 11 I originally planed, I volunteered to return home early and am now back in Baldwin. I was told that having seniority...

March 25, 2021

Hi guys! In the tradition of "We're in the middle of the season and have no time!" or, "We're burning the proverbial candle at both ends.", etc., etc..... I'm gonna follow suit with John and try to make this short! Our BIG NEWS is...

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...

November 5, 2021

Low, clear and tough describes the conditions here right now as best I can in three words, but if you work hard, make great presentations and cover some good water, you might just get rewarded with a hookup or a few... We've had a few...

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!...

October 15, 2018

Last day messing with Salmon with the first timers father and son team of Ron and Nate. Going well so far. Decided to try a test post to the new site from my phone! lots of fish to hand already, but only a few we’ve...