Fall Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

Getting Grubby: Fall Smallie Fishing With Grubs

We all are looking for that secret weapon, that $15 lure or that special sauce that will help us hook up with smallies as things cool down in the winter. Sure jerkbaits work great a lot of the time but the bass seem to be either on them or completely off of them at any […]

 Christopher Smith

Don’t Be Stupid: Fish Safely In The Cold

This is the time of year where we begin hearing tragic stories of anglers killed by the cold, in most cases, by errors of judgment. Since smallmouth bass are highly concentrated in areas of North America where winters are cold, I thought I’d take a few minutes to review a few basic safety tips. I […]


Biggest Smallmouth I have ever seen.

This beauty was submitted by a reader. Can you imagine this monster slaunch hitting a SPINNERBAIT?! Fishing a lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin with a war eagle spinnerbait and this monster hit like a tank. It measured 24″ Long and 18″ Girth. Weighed on boca grip 8.5 pounds

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth are starting to heat up in southern middle Tennessee

Mid South Bass Guide Smallmouth are starting to heat up in southern middle Tennessee!!! Oct 22, 2013, Tim’s Ford Fishing Report Mr. Bob Cunningham and his Son In-Law joined me yesterday for some exciting Smallmouth fishing. The guys stated they had a blast and even with sore arms. We focused on main lake points/rounds and […]

 Christopher Smith

Cold Front Smallies In Fall

The scenario: You plan a fishing trip months in advance. You pay your deposit to the fishing guide and take a few days off of work. You start watching the forecast as the trip gets closer and closer. Stable temperatures, chance of rain in the next few days. Five days before your trip, the forecast […]

 Christopher Smith

Fall Transitions: Where’d The Bass Go?

Kevin VanDam knows his bass fishing and especially his smallmouth bass fishing with home lakes in Michigan just chock full of bronzebacks. Let’s take a look at an excerpt from one of his recent blog posts on fall transitions: Labor Day weekend in Michigan signals the end of summer for many people who already are […]

 matt branting

Personal Biggest Tournament Smallie

This was my best smallie fishing a tournament on Dworshak Reservoir May 4th, 2013 went 7.1 and had a 18.7 lb bag for the day.. Outstanding!

 Christopher Smith

New Record San Marcos Smallmouth Bass

In you’re not yet aware of smallmouth bass fishing in Texas, here is some more evidence that you can catch them there. A 4 pound smallie was caught on a fly rod on the San Marcos River.  This river is near Austin and San Antonio and is home to many other species including smallmouth bass. […]

 Christopher Smith

Finding Fall Smallies

Article By Tate Brown (Max Montana)  As a young angler growing up in the Northern part of Utah I fished for trout.  Until I found out there were bass that is.  Many of us smallmouth anglers started this way (as converted cold water species fishermen).  Once our addiction took over and we started to catch […]

 Christopher Smith

Tennessee River Smallmouth Fishing

Tennessee River smallmouth fishing at it’s best.  Awesome job.  Keep it up! Our friend Matt was kind enough to allow us to post these awesome Tennessee River smallies. Matt won best bass last year in the Tennessee Angler Recognition Program. These Tennessee River smallies were caught on a #2 aberdeen hook with a minnow, no […]