Steve Fraley's Reports

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

May 6th, 2020

Well, we are excited to be at least partially back in business with our guide services going active tomorrow, but as far as we can tell, it will still be the 15th at this point before we go full storefront. For the time being...

May 1st, 2020

Good morning! Day 40, the big four 0... Hope you all are hanging in there ok. Just a heads up on the water conditions. It is “starting” to drop at M-37 as shown on the graph I pulled up here, but I also set the...

April 23rd, 2020

Well, here we are, approaching the end of lockdown/quarantine day 32. I’m not gonna dwell on that too much here however as everyone has an opinion on this and there are very few of those that are exactly alike... (All pictures in this report...

April 3, 2020

We are still checking our phone messages and emails daily. Please leave a message with your return contact information and we will be happy to ship you any product or mail out a gift certificate!! We are not however, offering any type of curb service...

March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 Update! Hey guys, John Karakashian, Frank Willetts from PMRL and I all had a meeting with Ryan Andrews, our local DNR conservation officer, in my pole barn on Tuesday morning. This was to get some clarification on what is and what is not...

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!...

March 11, 2020

03/11/2020 Update! Man this water up here looks awesome!!! (Not kidding, we love big flows and the clarity is good!) There’s a lot more water flowing in from the Baldwin right now than there is from the mainstream above it. In case you’re wondering what...

February 28, 2020

We are still taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. Hey guys, Anther quick one before the weekend. It "looks like" today and tomorrow are a little on the...

February 20, 2020

We are taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com Attention Jason, if you are interested in joining our team. Hey guys, Just a real quick one today as I'm a little short on time, but I figured I'd toss...

February 11, 2020

We are taking applications for shop employee(s)! Please stop in or send a résumé to: fishbaldwin@hotmail.com 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...