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Founded on January 15, 1977, Michigan Bass Masters was one of the founding members of the Michigan B.A.S.S. Federation, Inc. The club has won the Michigan Bass Federation (Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation) State Team Championship 5 times and placed 2nd twice.

Club Meetings

Our club meetings are held at 7pm the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Brighton Block Brewing Company, 1840 South Old US Highway 23, Brighton, MI 48114.

Membership & Club Tournaments

We have an active roster of 30 members. Our members live in the S.E. Michigan and N.W. Ohio areas. We conduct 6 tournaments for club members throughout a calendar year in the State of Michigan.

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Michigan Bass Masters Club Meetings

We meet at 7pm every second Thursday each month at:
Brighton Block Brewing Company
1840 South Old US Highway 23
Brighton, MI, United States 48114

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2019 Tournament Schedule

5/11 Lake St. Clair TBA Results
6/1 Elk-Torch Chain TBA Results
6/2 Elk-Torch Chain TBA Results
7/14 Detroit River-Lake Erie TBA Results
8/18 St. Clair River-LSC TBA Results
8/31 GLen Lake TBA Results
9/1 Crystal Lake TBA Results

Latest Tournament News

2019 Michigan Bass Masters Final Results

2019 Michigan Bass Masters Final Results

By on September 10, 2019 in Tournament News

Congratulations to Jeff Grzywinski, our 2019 Michigan Bass Masters MR. BASS! Aaron Litwin is our 2019 Non-Boater of the Year. Mike O’Rourke caught our 2019 Big Bass – a 7-5 Elk-Torch Chain smallmouth bass!

LaFata wins back-to-back Crystal Lake 9-1-19

LaFata wins back-to-back Crystal Lake 9-1-19

By on September 1, 2019 in Photos, Tournament News

For the second day in a row, Victor LaFata finished 1st at the September 1, 2019 Michigan Bass Masters club bass tournament, this time on Crystal Lake with 17 pounds 6 ounces.

LaFata tops at Glen Lake 8-31-19

LaFata tops at Glen Lake 8-31-19

By on August 31, 2019 in Tournament News

Victor LaFata was the top finisher at the Glen Lake Michigan Bass Masters club bass tournament August 31, 2019 with 15 pounds 7 ounces.

Kruger wins St. Clair River 8-18-19

Kruger wins St. Clair River 8-18-19

By on August 18, 2019 in Tournament News

Brian Kruger won the St. Clair River Michigan Bass Masters club bass tournament August 18, 2019 with a 20 pounds 1 ounce limit of bass

Grzywinski first at Detroit River – Lake Erie 7-14-19

Grzywinski first at Detroit River – Lake Erie 7-14-19

By on July 14, 2019 in Photos, Tournament News

Michigan Bass Masters member Jeff Grzywinski retained his Angler of the Year lead by winning the Detroit River Lake Erie club bass tournament on July 14, 2019 with 19 pounds 5 ounces

O’Rourke first on Elk-Torch Chain 6-2-19

O’Rourke first on Elk-Torch Chain 6-2-19

By on June 2, 2019 in Tournament News

Michigan Bass Masters member Mike O’Rourke took first at the 3rd 2019 club bass tournament on Elk-Torch Chain June 2 in a tiebreaker at 17-12 thanks to his giant 7 pounds 5 ounce smallmouth bass that also took big bass for the event!

Michigan Bass Masters Club Tournament Standings

Michigan Bass Masters Club Tournament Standings

The latest Michigan Bass Masters club bass tournament standings for this season as of the most recent club event. See the club annual Outstanding Angler of the Year history (Mr. Bass) plaque below.

Club Tournament Standings Final (click for PDF copy final standings)

Club Member Lake St. Clair
11-May-2019
Fish : Weight
Elk-Torch Chain
1-Jun-2019
Fish : Weight
Elk-Torch Chain
2-Jun-2019
Fish : Weight
Detroit River /Lk Erie
14-Jul-2019
Fish : Weight
St. Clair River
18-Aug-2019
Fish : Weight
Glen Lake
31-Aug-2019
Fish : Weight
Crystal Lake
1-Sep-2019
Fish : Weight
Total Fish Total Weight Place
Jeff Grzywinski 5 : 21–5 5: 20–10 5 : 13–4 5 : 19-5 5 : 15-2 2 : 7-14 5 : 15-14 32 113–6 1
Glen Gray 5 : 17–8 5 : 17–7 5 : 17–12 5 : 12-4 5 : 17-13 1 : 4-2 2 : 3-4 28 90–2 2
Allen Prevatt 5 : 10–2 5 : 17–7 5 : 13–3 5 : 15-3 5 : 19-13 3 : 10-5 0 : 0-0 28 86–1 3
Mike O’Rourke 5 : 17–7 5 : 16–4 5 : 17–12 4 : 8-13 4 : 8-4 3 : 6-10 2 : 6-8 28 81–10 4
Brian Kruger 5 : 19–14 5 : 13–11 5 : 14–2 5 : 13-3 5 : 20-1 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 25 80-15 5
Gary Delamielleure 5 : 10–9 5 : 16–4 5 : 12–10 5 : 11-2 5 : 15-9 3 : 8-13 2 : 4-3 30 79–2 6
Aaron Litwin 5 : 16–2 5 : 13–14 5 : 16–9 5 : 14-14 1 : 2-2 4 : 12-2 1 : 1-9 26 76–10 7
Jim Rowan 4 : 9–15 5 : 18–2 3 : 9–5 4 : 9-14 2 : 6-3 2 : 6-7 4 : 9-5 24 69–3 8
Victor LaFata 3 : 8–3 5 : 12–7 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 5 : 15-7 5 : 15-7 5 : 17-6 23 68–14 9
Giulio Cogo 5 : 20–1 5 : 17–14 3 : 7–15 1 : 4-2 2 : 3-6 2 : 5-5 2 : 5-11 20 64–6 10
Corey Woodby 5 : 15–12 5 : 18–6 2 : 6–7 5 : 9-15 2 : 7-11 1 : 2-9 1 : 2-3 21 62-15 11
Gary Barbaza 5 : 20–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 5 : 16-13 5 : 15-3 3 : 8-15 18 60–15 12
Ed Cesa 5 : 22–1 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 5 : 16-9 3 : 6-9 2 : 5-0 2 : 5-6 17 55–9 13
Justin Wencel 5 : 16–5 5 : 13–2 4 : 13–11 4 : 9-4 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 18 52–6 14
Paul Rambo 2 : 6–6 5 : 15–7 0 : 0–0 4 : 11-3 4 : 11-9 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 15 44–9 15
Paul Grandsko 5 : 15–5 5 : 12–11 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 5 : 13-13 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 15 41–13 16
Adam Barton 0 : 0–0 5 : 17–2 4 : 10–2 1 : 3-8 5 : 9-13 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 15 40–9 17
Mike Cunningham 4 : 15–8 5 : 16–11 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 2 : 7-15 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 11 40–2 18
Scott Purr 0 : 0–0 5 : 15–11 0 : 0–0 5 : 15-7 0 : 0–0 4 : 8-4 0 : 0–0 14 39–6 19
Patrick Frye 3 : 5–2 4 : 10–8 1 : 3–2 3 : 9-7 0 : 0-0 3 : 8-4 1 : 2-11 15 39–2 20
Bart Hopkins 5 : 16–2 5 : 15–2 2 : 4–4 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 1 : 1-13 13 37-5 21
Andy Schifko 5 : 10–0 5 : 15–10 4 : 10–13 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 14 36–7 22
Leo Garza 3 : 5–2 0 : 0–0 2 : 8–11 5 : 18-1 1 : 2-13 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 11 34–11 23
Larry Leonardi 0 : 0–0 5 : 13–15 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 5 : 14-13 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 10 28–12 24
Alex Campell 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 0–0 25
Jon VanDemark 3 : 9–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 3 9–0 26
Bret Straffon 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 1 : 3-9 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 1 3–9 27
Joey Zakrajsek 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0–0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 : 0-0 0 0–0 28
Club Total 475 1,396-2

Outstanding Angler of the Year History

Michigan Bass Masters historical record of annual Outstanding Angler tags plaque

Michigan Bass Masters historical record of annual Outstanding Angler tags plaque

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