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Scott Dobson and Kyle Greene broke the 30 pound mark retaking the Lake St. Clair 5-bass tournament limit record during the October 14, 2017 Monster Quest event with a huge 30.31 pounds catch of smallmouth bass.
Dobson and Greene Break 30 Pounds on Lake St. Clair!
30.31 Pounds Limit Retakes Lake Record
Scott Dobson and Kyle Greene returned to the top of the Lake St. Clair bass tournament heap by finally breaking the 30 pound 5-bass limit mark during the October 14, 2017 Monster Quest event with a massive 30.31 pounds catch to win the annual Lake St. Clair tournament. This is the first known 30-plus pounds limit from the big lake. Read the Story »

The 2018 Ultimate Sport Show Tour starts January 14 - 18 with the Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit in Novi.
2018 Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit
2018 Ultimate Sport Show Tour Dates Posted!
The 2018 Ultimate Sport Show Tour begins with the return of the Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace running January 14 - 18. Outdoorama is March 1-4 also at Suburban Collection Showplace followed by the Ultimate Sport Show Grand Rapids March 15-18 at DeVos Place. Read the UFS Details »

New Lake St. Clair and many inland Michigan fishing reports posted on the forum under the Fishing Reports section.
New Fishing Reports Posted
Many Lake St. Clair and Inland Michigan Fishing Reports Available!
Many new fishing reports posted under the Great Lakes Bass Fishing Reports forums for Lake St. Clair and many inland Michigan waters. Check out this recent trip report to White Lake where the rebuilt MDNR boat ramp reopened. Full 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 Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee hearing on SB 869, MDNR Legislative Liaison Trevor VanDyke stated the MDNR fully supports removing bass season limits from state law because of recent science giving flexibility to the NRC to set an earlier season that 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 Not so Hot Pond Report

November 24, 2018, 06:39:20 AM by dartag
Fished the Hot Ponds Black Friday.   Not sure what was up but we only caught 1 bass in 5 hours.   Wind was out of the southeast when we got there.  A little bumpy but not to bad of a ride in.   Starting at the mouth it seemed the water is higher than...
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xx largemouth bass fishing

November 21, 2018, 06:11:41 PM by jimboski56
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xx Smallmouth Fishing Northern Michigan Labor Day Week

November 10, 2018, 01:00:11 AM by Bigbass101
It took a little while to piece this together.  Darn audio issues caused me to lose some footage.  Still managed to put something together for you.  This was my usual 4 1/2 hour morning fishing trip while my wife had her morning coffee.  This is how ...
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clip Stony Creek 10/30

November 06, 2018, 07:16:03 AM by cameraguy
   The day started out well. With air temps in the lower 40s, the lake was flat calm. Dan and I had not expected that. The wind would pick up later in the morning and would make it feel much cooler than the predicted high of mid 50s.
   I got t...
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Lake St. Clair Fishing Reports

clip Lake St. Clair Bass Fishing during possible upcoming "Mini Ice Age"

December 01, 2018, 11:04:38 AM by WayneC
There are years when it felt like it was, "spring, all summer long" and the fishing seemed off. Thankfully, we have a fresh experience behind us finding new spots and techniques because of our latest run-in with rising waters. This experience can wor...
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xx Lake St Clair - 10/6/18

October 16, 2018, 02:49:58 PM by Duke
I wanted to share a video I shot out here during the R & B Bass Circuit Classic October 6out of the Detroit River. I had a good day close to Mitchell's Bay. Unfortunately, it only lasted 1 day as it got muddy over night.

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clip Saturday, August 18

August 24, 2018, 08:02:46 AM by cameraguy
Will keep it short. Hopefully, the Drum King, Pike Master, D. Kimmel will write a more detailed report.
I usually don’t like to hit LSC on weekends but since this was the only day I could get out there for a few weeks, I had to give it a try....
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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

Outdoor Shows News
Here are the dates for the 2018 Michigan Ultimate Sport Show Tour - the three largest and most highly attended sport shows in Michigan!
For 72 years sportsmen and sportswomen from across Lower Michigan have traveled to Grand Rapids each spring to enjoy the states premiere outdoors show.
It is not too late to pick up some last-minute tips from one of the nationally ac..  Read more

The Kent County Sheriff Department will hold a free Off Road Vehicle Certification Class on Saturday, March 18 at the Ultimate Sport Show-Grand Rapids.

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Scott Dobson and Kyle Greene break the Lake St. Clair smallmouth bass tournament limit with 5 bass weighing 30.31 pounds
GreatLakesBass.com member Scott Dobson and frequent fishing partner Kyle Greene retook the Lake St. Clair 5-bass smallmouth bass tournament limit record eclipsing 30 pounds in the process with a huge 30.31 pounds catch during the October 14, 2017 Monster Quest event. More details on the forum.

Bass Fishing Tips & Articles
Bass Stopper Worms = KISS!
06/30/2015 10:13 AM
The Bass Stopper worm..  Read more

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

Conservation, Environment & Legislation
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that test results on fish collected in the ongoing fish kill event on Lake St. Clair were confirmed to be positive for vi..  Read more

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced public f..  Read more

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

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Grande Giant Mexico largemouth bass caught from Lake Comedero January 2009

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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