Steve Fraley's Reports

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

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,...

July 19, 2019

Hello from the great state of Alaska! No, I haven’t been eaten by a bear or abducted by aliens, but yes, I have been enjoying the heck out of “being unplugged”... As a matter of fact, this is the first time I’ve used the...

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...

April 17, 2021

Hey guys, I said I'd post a more detailed report today, but I lied... Just discovered that I have Monday and Tuesday off so that'll give me more time to sit and write. The brief report from the river yesterday (Copied below.) sums it up...

October 21, 2019

Hey guys, Just a quick announcement first... If you’re interested in a great weekend that’s coming right up please join us on Saturday, November 2nd for our annual Fall River Cleanup! We (BBT) provide the garbage bags, car spots for those that need them...

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...

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...

June 6, 2019

Hi guys, I just realized it's been more than a month since I posted here, but hopefully you've been following our Facebook page (Post are also shown on the sidebar of our homepage here!) as I have done a little better with that. Anyway, much has...

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 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...