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October Fishing in Lake St. Clair

Tom Murar and Gerry Gostenik 4 bass totaling almost 20 pounds

“This time of year, the fish are really big, and they’re feeding hard,” bass guide Gerry Gostenik reported to the Detroit Free Press.


But, after a day of fishing on Lake St. Clair, they found that the smallmouth bass were feeding a lot slower than they thought they would be.

It took some time to locate the fish and find an effective lure (Lucky Craft Ghost Minnow crankbait) that worked on the smallmouth bass.

The smallmouth seem to only hit when the crankbait stops, so the stop and go retrieve was the best way to get these bass to react. At one point, Gostenik claimed he had a bass almost rip his rod out of his hands when he stopped the lure for 3 or 4 seconds to make a point to his friend Tom Murar. This goes to show how important a particular lure and certain way of retrieve can be for fishing. If you don’t get one of those right, you’re going to be left with an empty livewell.

Gostenik and Murar kept their four biggest smallmouth bass in a live well, at the end they took a picture of them, then released the beautiful fish back into the lake to get bigger. Gostenik said one of those bass was an easy 5 pounder. For more information about Gerry Gostenik and Tom Murar fishing expedition, you can checkout the official article on Detroit Free Press’s website. It sure was a great article to read!