Smallmouth Boating

Articles and reviews to guide you in the best boats, related equipment and maintenance in your pursuit of bronzebacks

 Christopher Smith

How To Build A River Drift Boat

How would you like to build a river drift boat for your smallmouth bass adventures? These types of boats are very popular in rivers out West and are not only functional but many are a work of art. The key is having the right plans and you can build it for a lot less than […]

 John Rankin

Tips for Buying a Used Bass Boat

Unless you are a very experienced fisherman who has owned several bass boats and knows what to look for when purchasing a used bass boat, the following tips for buying a used bass boat will come in very handy. Many first time and boat buyers or even fishermen who have owned boats in the past […]

 John Rankin

Get Where Smallmouth Bass Are By Kayak

A fellow smallmouth fisherman introduced me to using the easy to transport and stealth of using a kayak for slipping into some of the best smallmouth bass fishing on local streams. We are talking about small streams I drove past all the time on my way to larger lakes and rivers in pursuit of smallmouth. […]

 Christopher Smith

Boating Checklist For Spring Smallmouth Fishing

For those of us that live in areas where winter weather puts a halt to our favorite pastime, fishing for smallmouth bass, it is now time to start preparing for a new fishing season. One of the main concerns of any angler is to have their boat ready to go fishing when ice-out occurs. With […]

 Christopher Smith

Epic Susky Smallmouth Fishing

Videos like this don’t come around everyday so I had to share this epic Susquehanna smallmouth fishing video.  There is some great underwater footage in the middle of the video you must see. Epic Susky Fishing Thank you Joe Raymond for the awesome edit job and even better smallmouth bass and underwater footage. For an […]

 Christopher Smith

Boat Ramp Mishaps

Every day, all over the world there are boat ramp mishaps that some of us have made, while some of us have just watched in amazement! Since there are no real requirements for showing proficiency in launching a boat, and sometimes alcohol is involved, there are some amazing screw-ups that are witnessed and recorded for […]

 Christopher Smith

Kayak Smallmouth Fishing

More and more people are getting into smallmouth kayak fishing and I can see why.   The kayak is much less expensive to operate than a bass boat or a jet boat, you can get into places that a motor boat can’t get you and being close to the water puts you right in the […]

 Christopher Smith

Float Fishing Potomac River

Ahh, summertime is here and float fishing the Potomac River is a summer treat that will help you get your smallmouth fishing fix and create memories of a lifetime! The Potomac River flows into the Chesapeake Bay, located along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. The river (main stem andNorth Branch) is approximately 405 miles (652 […]

 Christopher Smith

Jet Boat Crashes

Having run the Susquehanna, Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers looking for smallies in a jet boat, I can’t get enough of these jet boat crashes. If you are thinking of getting a jet boat or already have one, check these out! Racing jet boats This guy’s an idiot, cracks his hull.. River racing, whitewater Quick Jet […]

 Christopher Smith

Bass Fishing Boat Accidents

Bass fishing boating accidents in every state on every body of water fishing boats are allowed.  Sometimes it is from people doing stupid things, other times they are the result of someone else’s negligence or bad luck.  It is every boater’s responsibility to learn how to protect themselves and the people they are fishing with. […]