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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 »
St. Clair Report All Lake St. Clair
StClairReport.com Fishing Tools Links & More
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 »
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 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 »
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 Hubbard on Saturday and caught 7 with the biggest going maybe 3.5. Fished shallow & deep but was only able that manage to get all the fish deep on dropshot & jigs. Water temp was 52. Decided to fish VanEtten in Sunday and did better for bigger...
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Due to circumstances Derek and I stayed close to home this time just to fish my nemesis lake - Lake Lansing. We started fishing a sand drop of which there are plenty out there! We didn't see much sign of life but there were a few bass biting along th...
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Derek and I decided go give Maceday and Lotus Lakes a try for the first time ever on October 4th (2016). Never having been there we decided to just start fishing not too far out from the boat ramp since we had no good idea where to head yet.
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dartag was kind enough to invite me fishing to his Union Lake. I say his lake because he lives there, and fishes there enough that I think the bass know him personally! It was an interesting day because we started catching very few fish, mostly...
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Lake St. Clair Fishing Reports
Okay, to be honest there was only 1 big ole St. Clair bass but a 5-8 smallmouth bass is always a nice catch and we caught a few more nice ones! Steve Peterson wanted to head to Lake St. Clair and wanted some company so he invited me along which was...
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Every young tournament angler shares the same dream - making it pro. But in today's world this dream is often laug.. Read more
There are a wide variety of sports and competitions that ta.. Read more
Add another name to the growing list of Michigan bass pros making their mark on the.. Read more
Bass Fishing & Outdoor News
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
Outdoor Shows News
Enjoy the antics of the Marvelous Mutts canine Extravaganza. Purchase that boat of your dreams. Book a safari to Africa, a hunting trip out West, a fishing trip Up North or a relaxing houseboat trip down South. Examine some of the best taxidermy in the state, or watch a live demonstration on how to process a .. Read more
Sportsmen and sportswomen are constantly looking for ways to improve their hunting and fishing techniques so they can be more successful on the water or in the woods. With a stro.. Read more
Largemouth and smallmouth bass are the top targets of recreational anglers in Michigan. Two of the most recognized names in the bass-fishing industry – Kalamazoos Kevin VanDam an.. Read more
Nail-biting lumberjack competitions and breathtaking tales about catching elusive 600-pound bluefin tuna in the North Atlan.. Read more
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
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
Proposals have been made to allow large-scale com.. Read more
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) today confirmed two new invasive species in Michigan waters.
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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