Steve Fraley's Reports

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

Part 2, March 17, 2019

Not much too add as far as conditions go from this morning's brief report. The water dropped and cleared a little more during the day, but the bite never really did turn on, at least while we were out; That was one hack of...

August 8, 2020

Hey guys! Just a quick note today to let everyone know that after just 7 glorious weeks in Alaska rather than the 11 I originally planed, I volunteered to return home early and am now back in Baldwin. I was told that having seniority...

September 29, 2019

Kameron had tomorrow and the next day (September 30 & October 1) open up last minute! Call the shop to grab these prime dates! 231-745-3529 All guide dates currently (As I type) available thru October 15th, our traditional end of Salmon season as the focus...

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...

October 6, 2018

New fish continue to enter the system and it looks like we should be good on Kings into the third week of October for anyone interested.

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!...

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 23, 2019

Hi guys, Sorry I didn't get another post up before the weekend, but both Johns did I believe and it is nice to spread them out at least a little bit! Soon enough, we will be adding yet another report page from Donnie Richards who...

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...

October 7, 2019

Hey guys, As some of you already know, and many of you have already guessed, on October 1st I made arrangements for my guide trips to be taken care of by others, left our business in the more than capable hands of my partner and staff...