Steve Fraley's Reports

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

August 6, 2022

Hi guys, long time no post, but hey, I'm still much earlier than expected! (Best part of working in AK for me was going completely dark and being unplugged from the world.) As many of you already know from my personal social media feeds,...

September 24, 2020

Shop hours are 7am to 7pm daily. My next available date is October 13th at the moment and I still have plenty fall Steelhead dates in late October and November; let’s go fishing!! In the meantime we do have other guide and motel openings...

April 18, 2022

Hey guys, mostly wanted to remind everyone about the annual cleanup this Saturday. We will meet at the shop at 8am to try and spread out and cover as much river as possible, set up car spots, hand out trash bags (Both on us.)...

October 22, 2018

Hi guys, Sorry it's been a minute since last report, but I continue to burn the proverbial candle at both ends and I'm loving it... Hopefully the Facebook and Instagram post I have been doing have shown up in the feeds on our site here...

May 20, 2020

Well, in yesterday’s second report I said “more tomorrow” so here it is... I was going to take a few more photos, but it basically looks like it did in the last ones I posted in the BBT site report yesterday right now only...

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...

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...

September 21, 2019

Hey guys, Not much more to add that hasn’t already been said, but I did promise a full report today so I’ll reiterate! ? The river is currently in great shape with fish throughout the system in every stage of the run from brand new to...

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...

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...