2016 Lake St. Clair


Early Start to Ice Fishing Season on Lake St. Clair

My rule of thumb for a “normal” winter is that ice fishing usually starts the week between Christmas and New Year’s.  Good news!  It is well underway on Bouvier Bay and many canals around the lake.  Here are a few aerial photos ……Read More

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Antique Boat Racing Engine Show & Swap Meet October 15, 2016

Saturday, October 15, one of, if not the largest collection of antique boat racing engines will be on display at the 11th Annual Byron, MI Swap Meet.  Along with the featured collection of 185 outboard racing motors and Chris Craft experimentals, ……Read More

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Michigan’s Tallest Flag to be Raised this Saturday on Lake St. Clair

  11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016, the New Baltimore Lions Club would like to invite all to come, by car or BOAT! to the formal dedication of Michigan’s Tallest Flag. The program will last 1hr and 15 minutes and will include a ……Read More

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Just in time for the best season to hunt Muskie!

“Catching More Muskie and Great Northern Pike with a Legend’s Rules of Fishing” by Robert Brunner Sr. Freshwater Hall of Fame fisherman, “Muskie Bob” Brunner is a 92 year old living legend around Lake St. Clair, Michigan.  Bob knows more ……Read More

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Tallest Flag in Michigan Becoming a Reality in New Baltimore

Lake St. Clair’s tallest flag in Michigan is now becoming a reality thanks to the hard work of the New Baltimore Lions Club.  The flag will become a new boating landmark replacing a water tower torn down in 2015.  This ……Read More

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Fall Update – Lake St. Clair Restaurant Handbook – Seasonal Restaurant Hours

As the weather starts to change, so do the seasonal restaurant hours around Lake St. Clair.  Although we have many eateries open year-round to enjoy the waterfront, several will be closing in the next few weeks, along with having a limited weekly ……Read More

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Gold Cup 2016 100th Anniversary Photo Recap August 28

The final day of watching the Gold Cup 2016 100th Anniversary was a very hot and mostly sunny day.  Boats raced continuously with no major incidents.  Lots of fans and a great time.  Here’s a few photos to share some of ……Read More

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Gold Cup “Hydrofest” Detroit – Unlimited Boat Race Weekend

100 consecutive years of unlimited hydroplane racing along the Detroit River starts today with FREE Friday!  Read more for weekend events & map…. Come down to the northern end of the Detroit River this weekend for the 100th anniversary of ……Read More

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Raft Off 2016 Photo Review – August 13

  Although it rained a few times, the weather was hot and the water was warm for the annual Raft Off in Lake St. Clair’s Muscamoot Bay yesterday. Since the weather man had predicted rain and thunderstorms throughout the Raft Off,  ……Read More

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Port Huron to Mackinac “Boat Night” Party 2016 Recap

With 200+ sailboats on display just off the St. Clair River, the “Boat Night” party takes place before the “Port Huron to Mackinac” Race.  Located on the Black River near the mouth of Lake Huron is the annual 3-day Bluewater Festival celebrating ……Read More

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July 2016 Lake St. Clair Area Events Calendar Updated!

There have been some changes to the Lake St. Clair Guide Magazine 2016 printed calendar… a couple cancellations… but many new additions!  Go direct to updated events page here. Come by boat or car!!

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The Boating Weekend Just Got Longer for the Summer!

Starting June 27, 2016, Decker’s Landing has added live music each & every Monday on the Patio from 4-8pm with $10 Bucket Specials and new menu!  We all know that Monday is usually the best boating weather of the week!

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June 2016 Events Calendar Around Lake St. Clair

Lots of events around Lake St. Clair and the surrounding waterways of the St. Clair River & Detroit River starting this weekend!  June updated calendar now online! and… Don’t forget the FREE city docks in downtown New Baltimore when looking ……Read More

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Aquapalooza 2016 on Lake St. Clair Officially Cancelled

Pete Beauregard, president of Colony Marine, and the lead sponsor confirmed today Aquapalooza on Lake St. Clair is officially cancelled for 2016. “We are in the planning stages of making a move and changing the venue up so it will ……Read More

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The Boaters’ Restaurant Handbook – Thanks again Lake St. Clair Guide Magazine Sponsors!

2017 Edition Coming May 17!…. it’s here!!  Click to go to new 2017 edition   What’s new?  Who’s new? See our favorite eateries have for the 2016 boating season around Lake St. Clair! Happy hours, entertainment, food specials, and more! All in one place!  ……Read More

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DNR Lake St. Clair Boat Launch Status – March 31, 2016

According to the Michigan DNR today…. Lake St. Clair:  All the DNR boat launch sites are open. Heavy rain and high winds have kept the lake turbid.  Good perch and sunfish reports continue to come from the canals and marinas.    ……Read More

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Michigan’s Tallest Flag to be Lake St. Clair Landmark – Update

Update – $21,000 raised for Michigan’s Tallest Flag to be new Lake St. Clair Landmark … need to reach $33,000 to place the order for a Memorial Day dedication. As you may recall from a previous post and article in the 2016 Lake ……Read More

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Lake St. Clair DNR Launch – March 11, 2016 Dock Status

The Michigan DNR has begun installing docks at the launch ramps.  Below is the latest summary from our favorite tackle shops in key areas as to the Lake St. Clair DNR Launch – Dock Status: Blue Water Bait – Fair ……Read More

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2016 Lake St. Clair Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament Schedule

Want to join a 2016 Lake St. Clair Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament?  Here is the latest schedule of registered events from the Michigan DNR. According to the Michigan DNR, “All bass fishing tournaments held in 2016 and thereafter shall be registered ……Read More

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New Ice on Lake St. Clair’s Northern Anchor Bay Today – February 11, 2016

We have brand new Ice on Lake St. Clair’s northern Anchor Bay & Bouvier Bay today – February 11, 2016. The ice inside the grassy island leading into the Raft Bar and Bouvier Bridge Marina survived the warm temperatures this past ……Read More

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Lake St. Clair Ice 2016 – Update Friday February 5

Lake St. Clair Ice Update February 5, 2016 – The warm weather has unfortunately caused most of our ice to melt.  According to Brian at Blue Water Bait @ the Fair Haven Launch Ramp Thursday February 4, it was still ……Read More

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Lake St. Clair Ice 2016 – Update Saturday January 30

Lake St. Clair Ice 2016  Update – Saturday January 30 Northern Lake St. Clair’s Bouvier Bay ice is still holding.  There are close to 100 shanties out at 9:00 a.m. today and a few brave souls riding their ATVs.  The ……Read More

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Winterfest 2016 Downtown New Baltimore

Winterfest 2016 Downtown New Baltimore is this weekend, January 29-31!  Live music, festival tent, chili cook off, polar bear plunge & more! Starting Friday at 7:30 p.m., there will be live music & contests until 11:30 p.m.  Saturday big fun ……Read More

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Lake St. Clair Ice Conditions 2016

Lake St. Clair Ice Conditions 2016 The first vehicles are coming out onto the ice today, after a very solid week of bitter cold.  Not saying the Lake St. Clair ice conditions are safe yet, however, there are pick up ……Read More

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Ice Conditions on Lake St. Clair – January 5, 2016

We have ice on Lake St. Clair’s Bouvier Bay today.  It is passed the Fair Haven point and is slowly creeping across Anchor Bay. Ice is important to us wintertime lake lovers…. ice fishermen should be out in a few ……Read More

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