River Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

River Fishing for Smallmouth Bass – Tricks and Tips!

When river fishing for smallmouth bass and the conditions change you may need to search for another strategy.  With the rain coming this weekend in the east, you may want to try this combo using an inline spinner bait linked to a small swim bait and a slow retrieve. This can trigger a bite by […]

 Christopher Smith

Fishing the Hocking River Smallmouth Bass

Fishing the Hocking River for smallmouth bass, here’s some impressive smallmouth knowledge from a young gentleman who is making the best of what he’s got access to on the Hocking River in southern Ohio. With new rain and looking at the forage, it can help guide you to what approach to take in fishing.  You […]

 Christopher Smith

Trigger Smallmouth To Eat?

Does great weather and warm temperature trigger smallmouth to eat? Great news for Lehigh fishermen. ᅠThe Lehigh River tends to be overshadowed by the Susquehanna and the Delaware Rivers. ᅠIt has become a great fishery and is a place where the multispecies day of fishing is common no matter what you are fishing for. ᅠMuskies […]

 Christopher Smith

Guadalupe Bass for Smallmouth Control

  Texas’s stated fish, the Guadalupe Bass have been harmed by introduction of smallmouth into the ecosystem back in the 70s. ᅠIts interesting that the smallmouth finds the Guadalupe “attractive” and inbreeding causes the offspring to become infertile. ᅠJust like the Tiger Musky, cross-species breeding is a dead end. ᅠWhen these populations increase, the native […]

 Christopher Smith

Keep fishing, hunting hot spots secret

I agree wholeheartedly with this author to keep fishing, hunting hot spots secret. ᅠAlthough it is nice to get tips and location information for great fishing hot spots, with the internet, a hot spot can be ruined quickly by too many anglers. ᅠNot everyone has a catch and release ethic and sometimes a great fishing […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth at Sugar Creek

  If you are anywhere near Sugar Creek in Indiana, check out this article and read about this great local resource for finding smallmouth at Sugar Creek. ᅠI love how there are unlimited places to catch great smallmouth bass. ᅠDon’t just go for the big lakes and the publicized rivers. ᅠFind your own favorite spot […]

 Christopher Smith

Delaware River Smallmouth Spinnerbaits

When the Delaware River smallmouth spinnerbait bite is on, watch out. The fish here are lean and mean. They don’t have the forage that you get on the Susquehanna or Lake Erie so when you get a hold of one, they are all muscle and put up quite a fight. You gotta love the spinnerbait […]

 Christopher Smith

Uwharrie smallmouth

  Fishing from a kayak for Uwharrie smallmouth bass can be a blast! You can get to water that no one else can get to and put yourself in a position to have a great time. ᅠOne of the things that wasn’t mentioned here is that a lot of times the water you come through […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth on the Juniata River

Watch this episode on Smallmouth on the Juniata River from Backwoods Angler TV to see how you fight through adverse conditions, high pressure weather, blue bird skies and keep searching for different patterns until you find it or the fish turn on. ᅠSo many times we fish and think there are no fish. ᅠThe smallmouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Stained Water Bass Lures

Smallmouth bass fishing in stained water can be a challenge. This is a great little video clip of Blaine Mengel and Chris Gorsuch of backwoodsanglertv giving some advice to help you select the best lure for the best conditions.ᅠ Sometimes you know the water is going to be stained with poor visibility and you prepare […]