Steve Fraley's Reports

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

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! ;^)

August 20, 2020

Our shop hours are currently 9am to 6pm and we are taking applications for both shop help and housekeepers. Stop in for an application or e-mail a resume to [email protected] if interested! My bad... I've been so busy with work and projects both at home...

September 7, 2021

Got home from AK on Sunday and discovered there was a minor (Read here major. ;^) screw up with my bookings and it turns out I did not have the same guy for five days starting on Monday. (Kind of a relief actually not...

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...

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...

February 11, 2020

We are taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: [email protected] Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. Hey Guys, What the heck, I'm on a roll, might as well keep posting when I get a chance or...

February 5, 2022

We’ll, it would be a perfect morning were it not for the mourning… Sadly, we lost another great man yesterday, my uncle Stewart moved on at some point in the afternoon while my wife Karen and I were in a plane, and we learned...

September 13, 2019

Hey guys, just a real quick one from me here this morning. In case you hadn’t noticed it’s been raining around here a bit lately and the river is up and colored. We’ve been fishing down that way all season so far searching for, and...

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...

September 16, 2020

Shop hours are currently 7am to 7pm and we are loaded for the season! Please stop in and see us... Just a quick one from me this morning. The water is currently low/clear/normal and a little rain would be nice at this point for...