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Posts and information about the Bassmaster national tournaments in Michigan.

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Showspan Detroit Ultimate Fishing Show Michigans Biggest Pure Fishing ShowAll about Michigan's BIGGEST Pure Fishing Show in Novi, Outdoorama and the Ultimate Sport Show in Grand Rapids!! Fishing tackle, fishing trips, boats, seminars and much more!!

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Kayak bass fishing reports and discussion forum for kayak anglers to share kayak fishing and gear information.

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We love talking about them, sitting in them, tinkering with them... and sometimes even catching bass out of them! Ask questions, discuss setup, recommend props, all the things we like to talk about our bass and fishing boats, outboard motors, props and trailers here.

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Fun contests for those times we aren't out fishing

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Bass fishing reports for Indiana inland waters or other Indiana waters not covered elsewhere

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Bass fishing reports for Ohio inland waters & Ohio waters not covered elsewhere

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Bass fishing reports for Green Bay, Sturgeon, Little Sturgeon and the Bay De Nocs

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Last post by djkimmel
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Bass fishing reports from Wisconsin inland waters or other Wisconsin waters not covered in their own section

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Minnesota Bass Fishing Reports rss

Bass fishing reports from Minnesota inland waters or other Minnesota waters such as Lake Superior not covered elsewhere

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Bass fishing reports for Ontario provincial inland waters and Ontario waters not covered in other specific sections

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Lake Ontario Bass Fishing Reports rss

Bass fishing reports from Lake Ontario including the Thousand Islands region

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Mexico Bass Fishing rss

Variety is the spice of life so here's where we can talk about some spicy bass fishing South of the Border

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Peacock Bass Fishing rss

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Bass fishing reports for all those other states, provinces and countries outside of the Great Lakes region

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Make Your Own Fishing Lures rss

New Section for all of our budding and future fishing lure do-it-yourselfers.

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Bass Anglers Sportsman Society circuit news, schedules and discussion

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News, information and results of the annual KVD Charity Classic with the Detroit Lions

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The Pro's Pond

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Clapper's Corner rss

News and reports, including first hand by and about bass tournament angler Steve Clapper of Lima Ohio

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The Bass Federation of Michigan Adult State Championship Information, not an official TBF web site

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General Fishing

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Detroit River Walleye Fishing rss

Many of us enjoy the big walleye runs in the river, here's a place for fishing and condition reports and discussion

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