Fishing Gear

Tackle and equipment useful for your smallmouth bass fishing pleasure and success!

 Christopher Smith

Seth Feider reveals how to choose jerkbait colors for largemouth vs smallmouth bass

Seth Feider reveals how to choose jerkbait colors for largemouth vs smallmouth bass

If you’ve always fished for largemouth bass and were lucky enough to catch a few bronzebacks along the way, you may just need a change in technique or color to increase your smallmouth bass fishing success. Smallmouth bass are more aggressive and tend not to hide close to cover as much as largemouth bass do. […]

 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 […]

 Christopher Smith

If You Are A Tackle Junkie, Try Something New!

The new fishing season brings new opportunity to try new things. Are you READY?! Are you the kind of angler that loves to buy new stuff and try new baits/techniques or do you like to stick to tried and true approaches? Are you an ADD Fisherman? I’m an ADD fisherman. If there is a lull […]

 Christopher Smith

Everything Smallmouth 2017 Buying Guide: Walking Baits

Ahh, walking baits! One of my favorite ways to fish for smallmouth bass. Once you learn to walk the dog, you’ll love these baits too! For a comprehensive how-to on walking the dog, check out this article: click here Now, we are going to mention a few of our favorite walking baits here. Each has […]

 John Kaschak

Biospawn Reinventing The Soft Plastic

Biospawn Reinventing The Soft Plastic

I am an absolute creature of habit. I learned to fish on Yamamoto Senkos in Green Pumpkin. The same bait my Uncle still fishes. When times are tough and you are hurting for a bite, that’s what you throw. I’ve caught more bass than I can count on those lures and have many fond memories […]

 Christopher Smith

[Video] Tying The Palomar Knot: A Close Up Look

[Video] Tying The Palomar Knot: A Close Up Look

The palomar knot is one of the favorite fishing knots of many pros due to its strength and speed that at which it can be tied. We’ve all felt the pain of losing a “monster” due to an epic line or knot fail. Because of that, there have been dozens of knots promoted over the […]

 Christopher Smith

What’s On Your Top 5 Lures for Smallmouths List?

We all have favorite baits that are our “go to” smallmouth bass lures when the fishing gets tough. To be a more productive fisherman it is important we keep an open mind about all the various lures, and baits available for snagging smallies. To this end, we have listed the top 5 lures for smallmouths, […]

 John Rankin

Fishing with Braided Line like the Pros Use

As a smallmouth bass fisherman I have four choices of fishing line to use, and so do you. While there are pros and cons for each type of fishing line, we will be well served to pay attention to what the top bass tournament guys and gals use as they are playing for money, so […]

 John Rankin

To Spin or Cast: That Is the Question

All bass fishermen have their own ideas concerning the use of spinning and bait casting reels. Most of us love one and shun the other due to experiences, and simply the way we were taught to fish. To spin or cast baits around for smallmouth bass really comes down to the conditions we are 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 […]

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