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 Christopher Smith

Small Tubes For River Smalllmouth Bass

When using tubes for river smallmouth bass, it has been my experience here in Pennsylvania, that downsizing to a 3  inch or smaller tube is a good idea.  In lakes and ponds, I have found the larger 4 inch tubes to be successful but it seems that the forage in rivers may be smaller and […]

 John Rankin

Spring Smallmouth Bass Fishing Has Arrived

A common question I hear is “when is the best time to begin fishing for smallmouth bass”? This is a loaded question in several ways because it all depends on where you are thinking of fishing. In the northern climates of the United States and Canada the water temps are still below optimal temps, with […]

 Christopher Smith

Spinnerbait Heaven!

Spinnerbait Heaven!

It was the 26th of June, rain had come through and we were looking at river levels that were on the rise.  The fishing was fast and furious and fun. 3/8 ounce spinnerbaits with white and chartreuse (mostly white) were killing them and we were finding bass in current seams adjacent to moderately fast water. […]

 Christopher Smith

Can You Spybait In Cold River Water For Smallies?

Spring?! Ahh, the first day of spring… Here is Pennsylvania, we should be looking at high temps in the 50s and typically the river water temps are usually in the mid to upper forties by now. With the extended winter weather, it has been impossible for my buddy Kenny V of Reel River Adventures to […]

 Christopher Smith

What’s On Your Top 5 Lures for Smallmouths List?

We all have favorite baits that are our “go to” smallmouth bass lures when the fishing gets tough. To be a more productive fisherman it is important we keep an open mind about all the various lures, and baits available for snagging smallies. To this end, we have listed the top 5 lures for smallmouths, […]

 John Rankin

[Video] Using Tube Jigs For Smallmouth Bass Action

Has the fishing been slow lately? Wondering what you can do to get those tight lipped smallmouths to open wide for your bait is a dilemma all of us face. Don’t feel bad as this is part of fishing, and even the pro’s go through times of drought while casting all over the place. Experienced […]

 John Rankin

A few Tips for Catching Smallmouth Bass in Clear Water

Are you one of those who doubt your ability to snag a few smallmouth bass when the water is crystal clear? If so, don’t feel bad as many of us find this a daunting challenge. But put that chin up, and read on because we are going to help you with a few tips for catching […]

 John Rankin

Watch Water Temperature When Locating Early Spring Smallmouth Bass

With the rapid approach of spring, many smallmouth fishing fanatics are anticipating wetting their lines for the first time this year. You might be considering where to go on the first outing so we have a few tips for locating early spring smallmouth bass to help you find the best spots. Watch Water Temperatures As with most […]

 John Rankin

[video] Many Great Spinnerbaits for Smallmouth Bass

Have you been guilty of thinking a spinnerbait that catches largemouth bass will work on smallmouths as well? If so, don’t feel bad as many fishermen believe this. The problem with this way of thinking is we are fishing for two separate species of fish. Just because both are classed as “bass” does not mean […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Michigan Smallies A Hidden Secret? I Don’t Think So…

Everything Smallmouth readers may know what is going on in Lake Michigan while the rest of the world is just finding out. There’s 5 and 6 pound smallies lurking there and can be some of the most entertaining, kick ass fishing you can experience. As this article explains, Lake Michigan has been the home of […]

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