Lake St. Clair Bass Fishing Videos, Spring 2016

June 15, 2016

It has been a terrific bass catching season so far and we have it all documented on video for you. The best thing about St. Clair Report videos is that they contain relevant and timely information for the serious bass angler. Sure, we catch bass on the video but we also put you on spots, areas, techniques and baits that can work for you.

Here is the current lineup of videos:

Lake St Clair Bass Opening Day Prep 2016 Wayne Carpenter Jeff Ferraiuolo

Lake St Clair Bass Post Spawn 2016 Wayne Carpenter Pete VanVianen

Lake St Clair Bass Report Memorial Day 2016 Bob Mann

Lake St Clair Bass May 2016 Bob Mann Chris Hockley

Lake St Clair Bass Report 05 20 2016 Capt Wayne

Bass Report Lake St Clair 05 03 2016 Capt Wayne

Bass Report Lake St Clair 04 17 2016 Wayne Carpenter

Bob Mann 04 07 2016 Detroit River Walleye Report

Bob Mann 04 02 2016 Walleye Report

Bob Mann 03 27 2016 Walleye Bass Report

Walleye Report From City Launch Windsor Canada Bob Mann 03 12 2016

Bob Mann Early Season Walleye Report 03 06 2016

Bob Mann 2 22 2016 Ice Report

Bob Jigger Mann on the Mile Roads




Seminar: Spring Smallmouth, Lake St Clair Friday, April 22 at 6:00pm Capt. Wayne

April 21, 2016

Head to Sportsmen’s Direct this Friday at 6:00pm for an exclusive seminar on spring smallmouth fishing given by top Lake St. Clair bass fishing author, Wayne Carpenter.

Sportsmen's Direct 38989 Jefferson Ave, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045 (586) 741-6052

Sportsmen’s Direct 38989 Jefferson Ave, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045 (586) 741-6052

What will be covered…

  • Spring bass location
  • Is clean water or stained water best for bass?
  • Best bait selection for early season smallmouth
  • Online resources to connect you with bass fishing information


Fresh News from Lake St Clair

March 26, 2016

Check out the latest news and information on Lake St. Clair at

  • Polar Vortex on the Way
  • Do Spring Caught Bass = Summer Bass?
  • Dan Kimmel named BASS Conservation Director of the Year
  • Spillway Bridge Closed
  • New Photos and Information for Launch Locations

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Big St Clair Report Weekend, March 5&6

March 5, 2016

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This weekend had several big events which were covered on

If you have a story of interest about Lake St. Clair we want to hear about it and include it on St. Clair Report. Send your ideas or story content and photos to:

Reporters wanted to cover summer events and topics.


Dan Kimmel Represents Michigan at BASS Summit

March 4, 2016
As Michigan BASS Nation Conservation Director Dan Kimmel has made the trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma to represent our State. Today was day #1 of a three day weekend with meetings and Classic weigh-ins on the agenda.
Kimmel 2016 Bass Banquet Friday

Photo from the Friday evening banquet at the 2016 BASS Conservation Summit. Dan Kimmel in attendance representing the interests of bass anglers in Michigan.

St Clair Report “Fresh Catch” Updated Daily

March 1, 2016

The newSt Clair Report Logo Enhanced St Clair Report website has many tools to help anglers catch more fish plus a news section called “Fresh Catch” which is updated daily. We find links to fishing articles around the country and the world here. One thing that sets it apart from other fishing sites is that the links are updated daily.


If you are looking for the latest and greatest info from around the fishing industry, this is the place to be. Here is an example of what you can expect from “Fresh Catch:”

Fresh Catch Snip 03-01-2016

At we get into the northern fishing season you will see more articles pertaining to tournament bass fishing as well.

Use St. Clair Report to see what is happening around Lake St. Clair. Use the tools on the website to plan your next trip out, to learn more and to catch more fish. While you are doing that, keep your eye on “Fresh Catch.” It’s an entertaining and informative section of the website with fresh posts every day..

NEW! St Clair Report – Your Fishing News and Information Hot Spot

February 28, 2016


St Clair Report Logo EnhancedSt. Clair Report brings you the latest news, articles, videos, tips and information about Lake St. Clair fishing. This roll out in March is just the beginning. Like a great fishing trip, you can come back to this site every day and find newly posted information that can make your Lake St. Clair experience the best that it can be.

Regular Fishing Reports – On site reports from around the Lake plus any other scrap of information that we can dig up to help put you on a great day of fishing!


News – Articles posted regularly to keep you up-to-date with events and people who matter


Links – Updated daily we look for the most interesting content about fishing Lake St. Clair and around the world

Fresh Catch

Quick access hot links – On the front page you have current weather then links off to the National Weather Service marine forecast, NOAA Satellite, U.S. Corps of Engineers water level data, current buoy water temps and more.

Hot Links

Tools – GPS converter/calculator, coordinates and photos of major landmarks, a launch directory, fishing tips and more.

New and unique content – Articles and videos about the Lake and events brought to you by area experts including Canada fishing professional Bob Mann, St. Clair bass fishing information expert and author Capt. Wayne Carpenter, and more.

Need to locate a tackle shop? – Find it on St Clair Report

Also, get notified of news and information even faster through:

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Four Lake St Clair Seminars Left at Outdoorama – Novi, MI

February 26, 2016

XBT Outdoorama GraphicThere is still time to catch the last four No Secrets on Lake St Clair bass fishing seminars at the Outdoorama in Novi, Michigan.


Friday – 1:30pm  and 4:30pm Stage C

Saturday – 12:00pm and 7:30pm

Content based on the book series, No Secrets on Lake St. Clair by Capt. Wayne Carpenter

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Lake St Clair Ice Reports February 2016

February 22, 2016

St Clair Report Logo EnhancedYou can start getting up-to-date information on Lake St. Clair bass fishing at This website is designed to keep anglers apprised of changes in the Lake, fishing pressure, tournaments, landmarks, news stories, links and more. The site is owned and operated by Capt. Wayne Carpenter who has a passion for getting the word out about this world class bass fishery.

Right now there are a couple of reports from Bob “Jigger” Mann Sr. about the ice conditions on the South Shore of Lake St. Clair in Canada. Bob has documented the state of the shoreline and has thrown in some pointers about what we this might mean for our bass fishing spots in 2016.

Bob Mann Ice 2-20-2016

Bob “Jigger” Mann Sr. stands on the South Shore of Lake St. Clair in Canada 02-20-2016


Seminar: No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016

February 20, 2016

Wayne 4-15 with Capt. Mike 2 600Get this inside scoop on what has been happening with Lake St. Clair bass fishing and what to expect this year.

  • How has the dramatic rise in the water levels over the last few years changed the fishing.
  • Why is the smallmouth bass bite different?
  • Is there anything else you need to know that can improve the numbers and size of smallmouth you catch this year?

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Learn to use the power of “trends” to your advantage. Be in the right place at the right time by knowing big water seasonal smallmouth migration patterns. Know how to adjust to weather trends and fluctuations in water temperature.

Find out about the NEW St. Clair Report website which has tools, links and current news that will put you on top of information critical to your success on this body of water. Have fast access to marine weather, satellite imaging, internet chart of Lake St. Clair, hot links to current issues in fishing, news about local events, tips about fishing Lake St. Clair and more.

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05-08-2015 Sweet Green SeawallThis seminar is given by Capt. Wayne Carpenter, who has been dedicated to getting the information out about Lake St. Clair through books (No Secrets on Lake St. Clair series), maps, blogs and through a product line of tube baits custom designed through research on what the smallmouth on Lake St. Clair want. Enjoy his “no holds barred” approach to getting to getting the word out about the smallmouth bass in this world class fishery.

Outdoorama No Secrets on Lake St. Clair Seminar Times

Thursday, February 25

No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016  05:00 pm06:00 pm Stage C

Friday, February 26

No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016 01:30 pm02:30 pm Stage C
No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016 04:30 pm05:30 pm Stage C

Saturday, February 26

No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016 12:00 pm01:00 pm Stage B

No Secrets on Lake St. Clair 2016 07:30 pm08:30 pm Stage C