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...

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...

January 16, 2021

See the comments section in the link for more information. (Both John and I are donating to the raffle as well.) A big thanks to Joe Donati for not only being such a great customer over the years, but also for being a fine...

January 9, 2021

Hey guys, figured it was well past time for a quick check in on here, especially for those of you that do not follow our BBT Facebook page or my personal ones there and on Instagram. (Steven R Fraley on Facebook and @stevenrfraley on...

December 9, 2020

Have you, or anyone you know, been contemplating a new rod, reel, waders, fly line, jacket, etc. or do you even just purchase some flies, lures, terminal tackle or tippet throughout the year? Why not do it on a discount!?!? As is our tradition we...

November 17, 2020

Well, we didn't call it Baldwin "Bait & Tackle" for no reason I guess, but if you'd have asked me a month ago if I'd ever be running more than just flies or pitching a little hardware on my guide trips I most likely...

November 2, 2020

- Public service announcement - I hadn't planned on posting again for a little while having just had a few planned days of R&R, but I just got word from the shop that the word on the river is several trees down between McDougall...

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...

October 14, 2020

Our shop hours will be changing from 7am to 7pm daily to 8am to 6pm daily on Sunday the 18th. Also, our annual Fall PM River Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday the 24th, please save the date and join us; more details to follow,...

October 6, 2020

Hey guys, just a quick one from me this morning as I am short on time, but I've uploaded a bunch (Not all by any means! ;^) of photos to give you an idea of what's still going on... Had our annual two day "Tweksbury"...