Steve Fraley's Reports

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

April 1, 2022

Hey guys, I will post a more detailed report sometime tomorrow during my day off, but a heads up is in order… We are currently in the “use extreme caution” phase of water level. This below is the graph at M-37 from just a few...

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: [email protected] 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...

June 18, 2020

No PM river report from me today although I did just see in my social media feeds that the big bugs went off good last night, the mousing was also good and some really nice fish were caught! (This might be a really good...

September 12, 2021

Hey guys, crazy week... I promised I'd post tonight so I'm gonna, but it's been a little hectic around here to say the least! Not long after posting my report from the river on the 7th that storm hit Dennis and I on the...

February 22nd, 2019

Just a quick report tonight since I said I would be more often, but I only just now made it out on the river myself today after having read some pretty good reports on social media over the past week or so. That being...

March 7th, 2019

Starting this Saturday, the 9th, the shop will be open 7am to 5pm open all week. These hours will be adjusted further as the spring progresses as needed... Just another quick one from me today as John Robinson already filled you in on my last...

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...

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...

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...