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Bruce Kraemer with a new Michigan state record smallmouth bass he caught from the Indian River that weighed 9.98 pounds
Bruce Kraemer Lands 9.98 Pound Giant Smallmouth
Huge bass beats previous record by half pound!
Bruce Kraemer of Indian River, Michigan was fishing the Indian River from his favorite shore spot with a three-way rig and a nightcrawler when he thought he got snagged! His snag ended up being a new Michigan State Record Smallmouth Bass weighing a massive 9.98 pounds! Read the Full Story »

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StClairReport.com has all the latest news, links, tools and more importantly, fishing information on your favorite lake - Lake St. Clair. Visit StClairReport.com every day for the most up-to-date information on the big lake including fishing reports and links from multiple sources - everything you need for Lake St. Clair! Visit St. Clair Report.com »

Larry Nixon inducts GreatLakesBass.com member Steve Clapper into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Clapper Inducted Into Hall of Fame
Steve Clapper into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Through the 2016 selection of legendary Great Lakes angler Steve Clapper, the Hall hit the nail on the head. Through a career spanning three decades, Clapper has led the charge as one of the most recognized big-water bass fishermen of all time. His list of tournament victories is far too long to list. Details »

MDNR Legislative Liaison Trevor VanDyke state the MDNR fully supports eliminating the existing bass season limits from state law
MDNR Says Earlier Bass Season Good For Michigan
Senate Bill 869 passes Michigan Senate unanimously
At the March 20 Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee hearing on SB 869, MDNR Legislative Liaison Trevor VanDyke stated the MDNR fully supports eliminating the existing bass season limits from state law because recent science has proven that some of their concerns are no longer as large and giving flexibility to the NRC to set an earlier season will be good for Michigan. MDNR statement »

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Which of the 4 proposed bass season options can you support the most?
No change - bass seasons stay the same with a closed season.
CIR Jan 1 until existing regular bass season openers.
CIR Jan 1 until regular Memorial weekend opener - Lake St. Clair moves to Memorial weekend too.
CIR Jan 1 until last Saturday in April. L.P. regular opener is moved to last Sat in April, U.P. reg opener moved to May 15.

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Bass Fishing Reports

xx Skegemog

October 21, 2016, 05:29:23 PM by robhj
Up in Traverse for work and decided to hit Skegemog for Muskies & smallies. Casted for Muskies for about 4 hours until my body couldn't handle throwing monster baits any longer. Switched to smallies and glad I did. Got 6 nice fish with 3 biggest goin...
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xx Tough Windy Day on East West Crooked Lakes 9-27-2016

October 16, 2016, 06:41:27 PM by djkimmel
Derek and I showed up with high hopes for some nice bass at East and West Crooked Lakes near Brighton, Michigan on September 27th. We had high hopes but were shocked by a strong wind that was ripping down the lake unexpectedly!

We decided...
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xx White Lake (Oakland County) 9-22-2016

October 16, 2016, 06:19:22 PM by djkimmel
Derek and I returned to White Lake near Pontiac on September 22, 2016 to take another crack at this multi-species, interesting lake. We got off to a slow start as we decided to try deep first from 16 to 22 feet looking for fish on the graph and weed...
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xx Lake Ovid Replay September 16, 2016

October 09, 2016, 10:00:21 PM by djkimmel
In kind of a make up day for a 2nd trip in one week, since we had limited time, Derek and I took a follow up replay visit to Lake Ovid on Friday (9-16-2016). We started out on the lower end of the lake because I wanted to start somewhere different...
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Lake St. Clair Fishing Reports

xx Help on LSC

October 21, 2016, 04:14:52 PM by bigjc
Anyone willing to share where they have been finding LSC smallies, lately?

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clip Wednesday report

October 12, 2016, 08:51:54 PM by tubechucker

Fished the mile reds today from 10-2.  Water temps were 61 degrees and the water had a slight stain for the most part.  Pretty strong south wind made it a fun boat ride. The floating grass was a pain with the trap and the spinner bait.
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xx Spybaiting gets one good one in the boat

September 11, 2016, 11:09:53 AM by djkimmel
Guide Captain Mike McGrane invited me to visit the big Lake St. Clair this past Friday (September 9, 2016) and of course I said yes! Any chance to hit the big lake is worth the effort! Plus, it's the place to practice my spybaiting skills some more!<...
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Bruce Kraemer of Indian River, Michigan likes to fish the Indian River. It's just a few hundred feet from his house so it's con..  Read more

Through the 2016 selection of legendary Great Lakes angler Steve Clapper, the Hall h..  Read more

Rhodes, Michigan bass tournament angler Greg Gasiciel landed the smallmouth bass of a lifetime Sunday, October 18, 2015 while fishing..  Read more

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GreatLakesBass.com member Steve Clapper is inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame by friend Larry Nixon. Photo credit: Millenium Promotions
GreatLakesBass.com member Steve Clapper was recently inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame by his friend Larry Nixon for his contributions to bigwater bass fishing and product development. Check out the article Steve Clapper Inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Bass Fishing Tips & Articles
Bass Stopper Worms = KISS!
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If fishing for smallmouth bass is your passion, summer bass fishing on Lake St. Clair and its connecting waters is the place to be. As the summer bite emerges two trends define the period th..  Read more

Michigans catch and release bass fishing season is finally here and not a moment too soon. The combination of one of the longest coldest winters in..  Read more

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New Zealand Mud Snails have been discovered in the East Branch of the Au Sable River, just downstream of the Harrietta Hills Trout Farm-Grayling.
At its meeting Thursday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved sweeping changes to streamline bass regulations and increase effectiveness. Commissioners meeti..  Read more

Oppose Great Lakes Fish Farming
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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) today confirmed two new invasive species in Michigan waters.

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Mexico Bass Fishing – The Adventure of a Lifetime!

My first adventure to the Mexican Sierra Madre mountains and Lake Comedero started with the biggest largemouth bass of my life and ended with a bigger one!!! A better script would have been hard to write on purpose. It will be challenging for this writer to put into words what a fantastic trip this remote bass fishing adventure is, but with the help of some pictures I will try.

To travel to a truly remote area unlike anything most of us have been exposed to, you need to put your trip success and trust into the hands of a most experienced outfitter. We chose Ron Speed Jr's Ron Speed Jr's Adventures Read more »

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