Lake Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

Lake Erie Fishing Regulations – Fish Sanctuaries

There is a little known issue that concerns fishermen and boaters dealing with Lake Erie fishing regulations. Fish sanctuaries have been established in Lake Erie to assist the smallmouth bass and other gamefish species in thriving without harassment and extend until July 15th. These restrictions are in the Fort Erie region as well as Port […]

 Christopher Smith

What Do Smallmouth Bass Eat?

What do smallmouth bass eat?  Pretty much anything they want. After all they are the honey badgers of the fish world and will eat anything, anywhere and at any time. What do smallmouth bass eat? The diet of the smallmouth bass varies depending on the body of water you are talking about.  Crayfish are the […]

 Christopher Smith

BASS Elite Series Green Bay Smallmouths

BASS Elite Series – Green Bay smallmouths? The fishing world will experience a whole new kind of football game when the BASS Elite series takes on Green Bay smallmouths starting on June 28th. The footballs I’m talkin about are the smallmouths that are going to be pulled out of Lake Michigan in the Green Bay, […]

 Christopher Smith

Quabbin Reservoir Smallmouth Fishing

Quabbin Reservoir may be known for its landlocked Salmon but the Quabbin Reservoir smallmouth fishing is pretty impressive. Growing up in New England, the focus of fishing for me was to get to the shore and fish for Blues, Stripers, Flounder and anything else those creepy sandworms could catch. Much later, I discovered those inland […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth bass fishing in drought conditions

With summer coming and rainfall variable, some anglers wonder about what they should worry about when smallmouth bass fishing in drought conditions. There are several things that we should look at when discussing this topic. The first thing is what effect does drought have on the fish populations? There was a recent article in the […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake St. Clair Smallmouth

For those of you who have never experienced Lake St. Clair smallmouth fishing, this is something that should definitely be on your list of things to do!  Lake St. Clair is near Detroit and is Bass pro, Kevin Van Dam’s, favorite lake to fish.  Lake St. Clair is 26 miles from north to south and […]

 Christopher Smith

Best Ontario Smallmouth Lakes

Lake Simcoe is a prime smallmouth lake in southern Ontario Canada. It holds an annual BassPro Shops Lake Simcoe Open. The Bass Pro Shops Lake Simcoe Open, hosted by the Aurora Bassmasters capitalizes on one of the world’s finest smallmouth fisheries. Like no other, this event offers hard core tournament anglers a realistic opportunity to […]

 Christopher Smith

Helping Black Lake Smallmouths

In this era of tight government budgets, it is nice to see a government program to help Black Lake smallmouths. Eurasian Milfoil, an invasive weed is a threat to the recreational opportunites in this northern New York lake. A $50,000 grant has been secured in the State Budget to combat invasive species in Black Lake. […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Fish Reports May 14, 2012

Here is a series of excerpts from fishing reports around the country to help you keep on top of what is happening with smallmouth bass in several areas.  These smallmouth fish reports contain a link to the larger report. Iowa smallmouth bass: Cedar River (above Nashua): River is up and muddy but steadily falling. Few […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Erie Smallmouth in May

Another great day of #smallmouth #fishing on #Erie. twitter.com/jimhanleyfishi… — Jim Hanley (@jimhanleyfishin) May 13, 2012 Ahh, Lake Erie smallmouth in May. Who would have believed 20 years ago that those words would be spoken. Lake Erie used to be considered a cesspool and it is amazing how this has become one of the top […]