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Lake St Clair

MI (Macomb, St. Clair, Wayne)

🎣5 Fishing Reports

2 Lists

🏆5 Ambassadors

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WATER CLARITY: 3/10

Relevant Gear for Lake St Clair

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SPECIES: Northern PikeChange Species
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TECHNIQUE: All Styles
  • Smallmouth are moving up on the flats and are congregating on rock

    Reported by Kristine Fischer

    Season:
    Pre-Spawn

    Species:
    Smallmouth Bass

    Structure:
    Boulders

    Technique:
    Soft Body Swimbaits (Small/Medium)

  • Smaller pockets of sand grass would hold roaming smallmouth for short periods of time. Rotating through several spots a day was key. Hardest part was slowing down the presentation. Ned rig would get the bites from the heavily pressured fish.

    Reported by Seth Feider

    Season:
    Summer

    Species:
    Smallmouth Bass

    Structure:
    Submerged Vegetation

    Technique:
    Ned Rigs

    Seth Feider Recommends These Products

    OutKast Perfect Ned Head 1/0 / 3/32 oz / Green Pumpkin
  • The time to be fishing offshore on Lake St. Clair for smallmouth bass is right now! The fish are located anywhere from 13 feet out to 20 feet of water, on expansive flats with perch grass on them. The... Read More

    Reported by Patrick Walters

    Season:
    Summer

    Species:
    Smallmouth Bass

    Structure:
    Submerged Vegetation

    Technique:
    Lipless Crankbaits

    Patrick Walters Recommends These Products

    Zoom Beatdown Worm Green Pumpkin / 3.25"
    Zoom Super Fluke White Pearl / 5 1/4"
    Rapala DT 10 HOT MUSTARD / 2 1/4"
    Rapala DT 10 YELLOW PERCH / 2 1/4"
  • Drag blade baits, with a slight lifting motion and then letting it fall. Cover lots of water

    Reported by Blaine Meyers

    Season:
    Fall

    Species:
    Smallmouth Bass

    Structure:
    Baitfish

    Technique:
    Medium Diving Crankbaits (7'-12')

    Blaine Meyers Recommends These Products

    Damiki Vault Blade Bait 1/2 oz / Black Holo
  • Finding current breaks on expansive flats have put several quality Smallmouth Bass in the livewell. Using topwater techniques, swimbaits, spinnerbaits and crankbaits have made it easier to locate them and put together a quality bag. Wind has played... Read More

    Reported by Ryan Hartman

    Season:
    Fall

    Species:
    Smallmouth Bass

    Structure:
    River Channels

    Technique:
    Medium Diving Crankbaits (7'-12')

    Ryan Hartman Recommends These Products

    Keitech Fat Swing Impact 3.8" / Ayu
    Rapala DT 10 YELLOW PERCH / 2 1/4"
    Storm Arashi Cover Pop 3 1/8" / Ghost Chartreuse Shad

What you need to know about fishing Lake St Clair

Lake Saint Claire presents excellent fishing opportunities for muskie and smallmouth bass. Other species present and targeted by anglers include walleye, perch, giant channel catfish, pike and even sturgeon. Several species of trout can also be found in this fishery. The cold, nutrient rich waters that feed into Lake Saint Claire support a healthy reproduction cycle at the base of the ecosystem to grow exceptionally large fish across the species...

Lake St Clair Map

Waterbody Type

Lake/Pond

Species Present

Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Lake Trout, Sturgeon

Coordinates

-82.7007W
42.4401N

Surface Area

419.10 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.