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KVD and Zona Headline 2019 Ultimate Fishing Show!
Friday, January 11 Only Appearances
Both of Michigan's most famous bass anglers Mark Zona and Kevin VanDam return Friday, January 11 to the 2019 Ultimate Fishing Show-Detroit for seminars and events. The Ultimate Fishing Show runs Thursday, January 10 through Sunday, January 13 with 5 seminar stages and over 7 football fields of fishing tackle and boats! Read the Story »
Dobson and Greene Break 30 Pounds on Lake St. Clair!
30.31 Pounds Limit Retakes Lake Record
Scott Dobson and Kyle Greene break the 30 pound 5-bass limit barrier 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 »
2019 Ultimate Sport Show Tour
Ultimate Sport Show Tour Dates Posted!
The 2019 Ultimate Sport Show Tour kicks off in Novi with the Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit at the Suburban Collection Showplace Thursday, January 10 - Sunday, January 13. Outdoorama is February 28 - March 3, also at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, followed by the Ultimate Sport Show in Grand Rapids March 14-17 at DeVos Place. GreatLakesBass.com / GLIF will be in booth 3362 at the Ultimate Fishing Show. Read the UFS Details »
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 »
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.
Members can take our poll »
Bass Fishing Reports
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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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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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
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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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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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...
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Outdoor Shows News
The best bass fisherman in the world will make a special appearance at the 2019 Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit on Friday, January 11 only.
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.
Both of Michigan's most famous bass anglers Mark Zona and Kevin VanDam return Friday, January 11 to the 2019 Ultimate Fishing Show-Detroit for seminars and events. The Ultimate Fishing Show runs Thursday, January 10 through Sunday, January 13. More details: KVD, Zona Headline 2019 Ultimate Fishing Show
Bass Fishing Tips & Articles
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
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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