Baldwin Creek Lodge specializes in guided fishing trips for steelhead, trout (brown and rainbow), king and coho salmon. Baldwin Creek Lodge is headquartered in Baldwin, MI and located in the center of Century Circle, to the north we have the Little Manistee, Big Manistee, and Pine River, to the south we have the White and Muskegon River and in our back yard we have the National Wild and Scenic Pere Marquette River. We have a wealth of knowledge and passion for what we do. We have spent years fishing local waters fine tuning our knowledge base in order to put you on the best fisheries when they are fishing their best. Whether this is your first time with a rod in your hand or you are an avid angler we invite you to join us for world class fishing on some of the most wild and scenic rivers without traveling the world!
What we offer:
- A Full Day (8-10 hours, 1-2 people) $375.00 (One nights lodging for up to 2 ppl)
- A Full Day (8-10 hours 3 people) $475.00 (One nights lodging for up to 3 ppl)
(Available at Guide’s discretion)
- A Half Day (4-5 hours, 1-2 people) $275.00 (1/2 off one nights lodging for up to 2 ppl)
(Half Day's are only available December 1- March 15 and May 15 - August 15)
A Full Day Trip includes:
Fully guided fishing trip out of the comfort of a custom StealthCraft drift boat or jet sled depending on the occasion. All tackle and gear are provided, this includes rods, reels, tackle and all flies. If you have a favorite rod, reel or fly pattern by all means bring it along! We ask that clients come prepared with waders, polarized sunglasses, rain gear, sunscreen, bug spray, hat, gloves, dress for Michigan weather and last but not least a Michigan Fishing License.
Please check the weather for Baldwin, MI before you come.
Please buy a MI fishing license before you come up. You will need an all species license.
A full days trip also includes breakfast rolls or muffins and coffee (if early start) as well as a gourmet stream side lunch and beverages. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Clients will also receive one FREE nights lodging at Baldwin Creek Lodge to be used the night of or night prior to your guided trip. Please let us know at the time of booking if lodging is needed.
A Half Day Trip includes:
The same as a full day only 4-5 hours of fishing and HALF OFF one nights lodging. Please let us know at the time of booking if lodging is needed. A half day trip also includes snacks and beverages. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies.
A $100.00 per boat per day non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking. We gladly accept all major credit cards. If the need arises and you do have to cancel your trip, it must be done 30 days prior to your scheduled date.
It is our promise to provide a guide service that is professional and hard working. We will do everything we can to make sure you have a productive and rewarding time on the river. Our guidesmanship is second to none!
Upland Bird Hunting and Cast and Blast
- A Full Day (8-10 hours for 1-2 people) $375.00 (One Nights Lodging up to 2 ppl)
- A Full Day Cast and Blast (8-10 hours for 1-2 people) $425.00 (One Nights Lodging up to 2 ppl)
In addition to fishing for steelhead, trout and salmon, Baldwin Creek Lodge offers Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock hunting trips. Our guides pride themselves in finding some of the most exclusive private and federal upland bird sanctuaries. We also have some of the best trained upland bird dogs around. There is nothing better than seeing a great bird dog lock up on point and the anticipation of flushing a pen down bird is exhilarating. “Blue” our lead English Setter, from the infamous Moss Kennels, will give you a day of relentless enjoyment. When hunting with any of our guides you will experience great shooting opportunities, beautiful scenery and lasting upland hunting memories.
Dates for hunting:
- Woodcock-September 22-November 5.
- Grouse-September 15-November 15 and December 1-January 1.
A Full Day Hunting Trip includes:
A fully guided trip including dog, gourmet meal prepared by your guide and transportation to and from pre-selected grouse and woodcock covers. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Clients will also receive one FREE nights lodging at Baldwin Creek Lodge to be used the night of or night prior to your guided trip. Please let us know at the time of booking if lodging is needed.
We ask that our clients come prepared with a small game license (HIP endorsement needed for woodcock), hunters orange, shotgun of your choice and ammo, field chaps and boots. We do allow our customers to bring their own hunting dogs if they so choose. Hunters orange, shotguns and ammo are available for rent.
A Full Day Cast and Blast Trip
A Northern Michigan experience unlike any other. There’s no better way to split your day than having a hard charging steelhead on your line, and setting up on a grouse held down by a great bird dog. The shoreline areas of the Pere Marquette and surrounding rivers are ideal for Ruffed Grouse and resident Woodcock.