Steve Fraley's Reports

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

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...

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...