Steve Fraley's Reports

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

April 16, 2021

Well, it appears as though I’ve totally spaced out on the website reporting outside of a few social media post here and there. I’m on the river with clients right now so I’ll just make it short... We are still finding some Steelhead to play...

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...

April 2, 2021

Hi guys, just another quick one from me this morning, but I wanted to give "fair warning" to those of you making the trek up this weekend and, wish you all a Happy Easter. Between fishing pressure, water that is now in the extreme...

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...

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,...

March 13, 2021

03/13/2021 - 6:00am update to below: NEWS FLASH! We have two guides that opened up for Sunday. John Robinson and Kam, Donnie has the 16th, 20th - 24th, 27th & 28th. Kam also has the 23rd and 25th... The water was clearing rapidly in the...

February 22, 2021

Hey guys, Just a quick one I'm posting from right here on the river this morning and I'll try to post something with more details mid-week. Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful out here at the moment with all the fresh snow covering any recent signs of...

February 4, 2021

Well, hopefully you all find enough useful, informative or even funny at times new content in my reports to keep you coming back?!? Fact is, as I’ve stated before, much of it feels a little redundant to me with all the social media post...

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...

January 22, 2021

Hey guys, I've been VERY busy here lately working on new content for you!! I will be posting a new "actual fishing report" before this night is over, but in the mean time PLEASE check out the brand new page on our website linked...