Steve Fraley's Reports

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

Down to the wire… December 6, 2021

Hey guys, We're getting down to the wire on this Steelhead thing so I thought I'd toss out another link in addition to the one I posted in my last report... If you want your voice heard do so right now as the deadline for...

December 17, 2019

Shop hours are currently 9 am – 5 pm Thursday thru Tuesday (Closed on Wednesdays.) There’s still time to get in on our incredible holiday gift certificate deal that’s ending on close of business December 24th! 20% off Gift Certificates!!!! These gift certificates are good...

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...

March 27, 2022

Hey guys, looks like an unprecedented Sunday report rather than a Saturday this week! (Wound up with both days off due to a covid related re-schedule.) Not much new to report actually, the shop is open 8am to 6pm daily now and we are...

November 13, 2018

Hey guys, seems like John and I both keep slacking a little then suddenly decide to post very close to one another, but I'm good with that for now as I will, once again, refer you to his report for more detail! (Trying to...

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...

April 30, 2021

Hey guys, First and foremost a quick reminder that our annual spring river cleanup is slated for tomorrow morning! We will meet at the shop at 9am to hand out garbage bags, sort out how many we are, take a group photo then try to...

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...

September 28, 2020

Well... The fish showed up! (Pretty much the same day I posted my last report in the am.) This year is apparently very much like one we had about ten years ago and they simply showed up late. If you were here early and...

December 10, 2021 Merry Christmas!

Heck, I almost forgot to post this at all this year and had it not been for a few "regulars" that always take full advantage of it, the announcement might have been missed this year!!! In short, have you, or anyone you know, been...