Fly Fishing For Smallmouth

 Christopher Smith

San Juan Worm For Smallmouth Bass

Here is a short video clip of how to tie a San Juan Worm fly for smallmouth bass.  This fly is useful for catching many different types of fresh water fish so give it a try for smallies. San Juan Worm for smallmouth bass Rick Hafele, professional entomologist and fly-fishing author, tells me that the […]

 Christopher Smith

Streamers For After Dark Smallmouth Fly Fishing

Many smallmouth anglers have found that fishing for bronzebacks at dusk and after dark can be awesome. The fly angler can take advantage of these same conditions and cash in on smallmouth feeding frenzy, especially during a full moon. Streamers For After Dark Smallmouth Fly Fishing Streamers, big ones five inches or longer, which have […]

 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

Fly Fishing Technique Tips

Need help with your fly fishing technique?  This series of videos will help you work out those kinks in your technique. Fly Fishing Technique Tips This is a great video series on tweaking your fly fishing. If you found this video series helpful, please click LIKE!

 Christopher Smith

Lake Superior Smallmouth Fly Fishing Wisconsin

We are always in the hunt for stories of amazing smallmouth fisheries and successful conservation efforts. Lake Superior smallmouth fly fishing in Wisconsin is better than ever. The smallmouth bass populations in the Chequamegon Bay area had been severely depleted in the 80s but thanks to heros like Roger LaPenter, regulations have been put in […]

 Christopher Smith

Casting For Recovery: Fly Fishing To Reconnect With The World And Heal

Casting For Recovery, started in 1996 in Manchester Vermont, has grown to a large organization of volunteers helping survivors of breast cancer recover, reconnect and battle depression through the enjoyment of fly fishing. Casting for Recovery was founded on the principles that the natural world is a healing force and that cancer survivors deserve one […]

 Christopher Smith

Why Fly Fish For Smallies?

Traditional fly fishing focused almost exclusively on trout.  In recent years, fly fishing for other species has exploded and some of you may be wondering why fly fish for smallies? Have you gone smallmouth fishing and you’re trying all kinds of lures but you see bass surfacing for flies on the surface?  I have several […]

 Christopher Smith

Fall Smallies: James River Smallmouth Fly Fishing

Fall smallmouth, James River fly fishing! Who can beat it?  Most experienced smallmouth anglers love smallmouth fishing in the fall.  Gone are the hot days, the leaves start changing and the big bass feed more aggressively.  In addition, they’ve grown from the spring and its a great time to pull in a personal best bronzeback. […]

 Christopher Smith

White Miller Fly Hatch and Smallmouth Bass

During this time of year, there is a a hatch of the May Fly, Ephoron leukon, which will dry smallmouth bass as well as other bass crazy.  If you pay attention to the White Miller fly hatch when fishing for smallmouth bass, you can match the hatch and catch more smallies. White Miller fly hatch and […]

 Christopher Smith

Fly Fishing Sometimes Better Than Spinning For Smallies

Yes, its true. Sometimes, fly fishing can be better than spinning gear for smallmouth bass fishing.  Fly fishing for smallmouth bass has increased in popularity in the past few years but fishing via conventional spinning and baitcasting gear is still more popular. The varieties of lures available for the conventional fishermen are endless but there […]