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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.
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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 White Lake ramp is finally open 10-19-2017

October 20, 2017, 02:16:52 PM by djkimmel
Derek said we could go fishing this week on Thursday and asked where do we want to go? Since we both like to fish White Lake (near Pontiac) once or twice a year, and I saw that they had just reopened the new and improved MDNR boat ramp less than a...
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xx Church of the Lake - Round Lake 10-13-2017

October 20, 2017, 01:14:26 PM by djkimmel
Yesterday (October 12, 2017, the day before this fishing report bass fishing day occurred) my Stepfather of 37 years, David Benavides, Sr. passed away. He and Mom live only a few blocks away from us. David had been suffering multiple health problems...
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xx 2nd and 1st trip to Lake Chemung for Derek and me 10-5-2017

October 20, 2017, 11:18:04 AM by djkimmel
Weren't sure where to go this time for our almost weekly bass fishing trip with Derek. He texted me suddenly - "what about Lake Chemung, I've never been there?" I've only been there once when Manxfishing took me fishing there last year so I said "sur...
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xx Fall Feed Bag equals biggest Round Lake limit of 2017 on October 1

October 17, 2017, 08:38:17 PM by djkimmel
Getting to that point now in October that I start to wonder how productive it will be getting up before dawn to hit little Round Lake. But I'm glad so far I'm still doing it though the topwater bite is slowing down some and at times ending hard and f...
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Lake St. Clair Fishing Reports

xx st clair today

October 20, 2017, 11:22:15 PM by capt charlie's charters
well after a less then stupendous effort a week ago Tuesday that resulted in just 3 nice largemouth and 4 smallmouth, turned overcast and the "hawk" blew alot harder then forecasted ( gee what a suprise ) headed out again today with special guest Jef...
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xx Eradicating the funk on Lake St. Clair 9-27-2017

October 16, 2017, 01:11:43 PM by djkimmel
I think cameraguy and myself both had bad tastes in our mouths after the last trip or two to Lake St. Clair. Add to it those other trips I made before Round Lake seemed to show I still know how to catch bass and there were lots of questions with few...
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xx More funk again on Lake St. Clair 9-12-2017

September 26, 2017, 04:35:28 PM by djkimmel
The week and a half funk I was in continued for a 6th trip / day of fishing - this time on one of the best bass lakes in America with cameraguy again on 9-12-2017.

Apparently I had so much fun... I didn't even share any pictures on social ...
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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

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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 09:13 AM
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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


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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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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