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  • Time to get 2018 club dues in

    Time to get 2018 club dues in

    | November 3, 2017

    It’s that time to put your TBF of Michigan club dues together for 2018. TBF of Michigan needs your club members list and dues in by December 31, 2017 to avoid late charges and fees.

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  • Upthagrove Wins 2017 National Semi-Final

    Upthagrove Wins 2017 National Semi-Final

    | September 18, 2017

    Pat Upthagrove’s 2-day total catch of 10 bass totaling 42.99 pounds was enough to make him the 2017 TBF of Michigan National Semi-Final boater champion during the September 9-10 bass tournament out of Elizabeth Park on the Detroit River! Perennial contender Josh Kolodzaike took the co-angler victory with 30.56 pounds!

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  • Ramsey 2017 TBF of Michigan State Champion!

    Ramsey 2017 TBF of Michigan State Champion!

    | August 4, 2017

    With a big Lake St. Clair limit of smallmouth bass weighing 23 pounds even boater Randy Ramsey easily won the 2017 TBF of Michigan State Championship! Hunter Chase Sharphorn brought in an impressive limit weighing 20 pounds 2 ounces to win the co-angler side during the July 16 bass tournament!

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  • Lowrance is 2017 Marine Electronics Sponsor

    Lowrance is 2017 Marine Electronics Sponsor

    | March 7, 2017

    The Bass Federation of Michigan has signed an agreement for 2017 to make Lowrance the exclusive marine electronics sponsor.

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  • 2017 Michigan TBF National Semi-Final

    2017 Michigan TBF National Semi-Final

    | March 1, 2017

    TBF of Michigan is hosting the 2017 TBF National Semi-Final competing against the Ohio TBF September 9-10 out of Elizabeth Park, Trenton, Michigan – fishing Michigan waters only.

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Tournament News

2017 Michigan TBF National Semi-Final

| March 1, 2017
2017 Michigan TBF National Semi-Final

TBF of Michigan is hosting the 2017 TBF National Semi-Final competing against the Ohio TBF September 9-10 out of Elizabeth Park, Trenton, Michigan – fishing Michigan waters only.

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2017 TBF of Michigan State Championship UPDATED

| March 1, 2017
2017 TBF of Michigan State Championship UPDATED

The 2017 TBF of Michigan State Championship is Sunday, July 16 on Lake St. Clair out of Harley Ensign BAS. Blast off will be at 6:30 AM. All Michigan and Ontario waters are open. Meeting info added.

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2016 State Championship

| January 17, 2016
2016 State Championship

The 2016 TBF of Michigan State Championship is scheduled for Sunday, July 17 on Lake St. Clair. This is now a boater – co-angler format with the boater selecting all the fishing waters.

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2015 State Championship July 26 Cadillac Mitchell Lakes

| January 25, 2015
2015 State Championship July 26 Cadillac Mitchell Lakes

The 2015 TBF of Michigan State Championship is scheduled for Sunday, July 26 on Cadillac and Mitchell Lakes. The pre-tournament meeting is Saturday evening the night before. There will be food at the meeting.

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Membership News

Time to get 2018 club dues in

| November 3, 2017
Time to get 2018 club dues in

It’s that time to put your TBF of Michigan club dues together for 2018. TBF of Michigan needs your club members list and dues in by December 31, 2017 to avoid late charges and fees.

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TBF of Michigan President’s Meeting Saturday January 9 11:30am

| January 6, 2016
TBF of Michigan President’s Meeting Saturday January 9 11:30am

There’s a TBF of Michigan President’s and club meeting scheduled this Saturday, January 9th at the Ultimate Fishing Show starting at 11:30am. The meeting location is to be announced.

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General Meeting Friday January 8, 2016 6pm

| January 5, 2016
General Meeting Friday January 8, 2016 6pm

There’s a general TBF of Michigan meeting Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 6pm on Seminar Stage B at the Ultimate Fishing Show in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace.

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Presidents Meeting Saturday January 10

| December 23, 2014
Presidents Meeting Saturday January 10

The next TBF of Michigan Presidents’ club representative meeting will be held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11am at the Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit. The UFS runs January 8 – 11 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

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Youth News

2017 Jr State Championship Rules and Forms

| May 24, 2017
2017 Jr State Championship Rules and Forms

The 2017 TBF of Michigan Jr. State Championship rules, entry form and waiver form have been added to the 2017 TBF of Michigan Jr. State Championship post.

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Pay Jr. Membership Online

| April 15, 2017
Pay Jr. Membership Online

A new page has been added to the Youth section of our website allowing you to pay Jr. membership dues and Jr. state championship entry fee directly to TBF of Michigan online using a major credit card and/or PayPal.

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2017 TBF of Michigan Jr State Championship

| March 1, 2017
2017 TBF of Michigan Jr State Championship

The 2017 TBF of Michigan Jr. State Championship is Sunday, June 11 on Pontiac Lake. Junior anglers need to provide their own boat/boater!

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2016 Jr State Championship Halfmoon Lake

| May 22, 2016
2016 Jr State Championship Halfmoon Lake

The 2016 TBF of Michigan Junior State Championship is Sunday, June 5 at Halfmoon Lake in Pinckney, Michigan. The bass tournament for 11 to 15 year olds will start at 7am and end at 1pm. Check-in begins at 6am.

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Photo Galleries

Pictures from 2012 TBF National Championship Bull Shoals

| April 11, 2012
Pictures from 2012 TBF National Championship Bull Shoals

2012 TBF National Championship day one pictures including Michigan boater Marc Snyder who led with a huge 20 lbs 5 oz limit of Bull Shoals bass

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2008 Northern Division Champions Photos

| December 7, 2011
2008 Northern Division Champions Photos

Images from the 2008 TBF of Michigan state team that won the 2008 TBF Northern Divisional Championship on Lake St. Clair leading wire-to-wire!

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Conservation News

MDNR Fisheries Division Meeting at the Ultimate Fishing Show

| December 16, 2016
MDNR Fisheries Division Meeting at the Ultimate Fishing Show

TBF of Michigan will be hosting a discussion on Michigan bass fishing topics by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit.

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2017 MLSC Bass Fishing Outing on May 15

| December 2, 2016
2017 MLSC Bass Fishing Outing on May 15

Our 3rd Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Lake St. Clair bass fishing outing is scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2017. We will need boater volunteers to take State Senators, Representatives, staff, MDNR and others fishing for the morning.

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2nd Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Bass Fishing Outing Win-Win

| August 6, 2016
2nd Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Bass Fishing Outing Win-Win

Monday, July 11, 2016 TBF of Michigan hosted Michigan Legislators, Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and Michigan United Conservation Clubs representatives fishing in our 2nd annual Lake St. Clair bass fishing outing.

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New Zealand Mud Snails confirmed in the Au Sable River

| June 9, 2016
New Zealand Mud Snails confirmed in the Au Sable River

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.

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Other Recent Posts

2016 State Championship Lake St. Clair Results

2016 State Championship Lake St. Clair Results

| July 22, 2016

Here are the complete results from the July 17 TBF of Michigan State Championship on Lake St. Clair including pictures of the top 12 state team qualifiers.

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Didymo and mud snails invade Michigan

Didymo and mud snails invade Michigan

| January 17, 2016

The Michigan DNR and DEQ recently received reports and confirmed the presence of New Zealand mud snails and Didymo in Michigan waters.

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Don Watts wins 2015 TBF of MI State Championship

Don Watts wins 2015 TBF of MI State Championship

| September 14, 2015

Don Watts of The Bass Boys won the July 26, 2015 TBF of Michigan State Championship on Lakes Cadillac and Mitchell with 5 bass weighing 17.51 pounds.

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