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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?
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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 Hubbard/VanEtten

November 07, 2016, 07:38:06 PM by robhj
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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xx Lake Lansing fall bass fishing 10-11-2016

October 27, 2016, 07:23:51 PM by djkimmel
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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xx Maceday Lake first time ever 10-04-2016

October 27, 2016, 06:49:49 PM by djkimmel
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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xx Union Lake The Switch is Thrown 10-03-2016

October 27, 2016, 05:58:41 PM by djkimmel
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

xx Big ole Lake St. Clair Bass October 15, 2016

October 27, 2016, 08:08:38 PM by djkimmel
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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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?

JC
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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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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!
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
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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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.

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