Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

[VIDEO] Wacky Jigging With Mike Iaconelli: Catch More Bass When The Bite Is Tough

[VIDEO] Wacky Jigging With Mike Iaconelli: Catch More Bass When The Bite Is Tough

Wacky Rigging For Smallmouth Bass Everyone knows that wacky rigging a soft stick bait such as a Senko, is a deadly technique to use when the bite is tough. It is hard for a smallie (or largemouth) to resist that tantalizing drop to the bottom. The problem with it is that is it’s terribly slow […]

 Christopher Smith

Who Else Wants To Pay More For A Fishing License In PA?

PA proposes license price increase Officials at the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission are proposing a fee increase for annual fishing licenses from $21 to $27.50. This would be the largest percent increase in this fee in commission history. In the past, increases in license fees have typically caused an 8% decrease in license purchases […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Are Part of Food Chain

Holy crap…This kid’s pulling in a nice smallmouth bass on a fly rod and BAM, it gets hit by a huge Musky. When we are trying to entice a smallmouth to eat, remember the hunter can become the hunted because smallmouth are part of the food chain! And another one… Northern Pike! Did this ever […]

 John Rankin

Maintain Fisheries with Replicas of Trophy Smallmouth Bass

Have you ever admired a huge smallmouth bass mounted on a fellow fisherman’s wall? I have, and was shocked to learn what I was looking at was not the real deal but a perfectly replicated match of the live trophy fish. The art of replicating trophy fish of all species is an art form many […]

 John Rankin

Tips for Catching Smallmouth Bass on Soft Jerkbaits

Tips for Catching Smallmouth Bass on Soft Jerkbaits

Having trouble netting smallies consistently? This is a problem we have faced at one time or another during our evolution as a smallmouth bass fisherman, especially during these hot months of summer when the fish become a bit more selective and less responsive to our baits. Following is a bit of information for catching smallmouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Biggest Smallmouth Bass Ever Caught On Video?

Biggest Smallmouth Bass Ever Caught On Video?

Wait ’til you see the size of this Southern Wisconsin MONSTER! Largest Smallie on video ever? Get some Havoc Sick Fish baits here. 

 John Rankin

Tips for Taking Better Fishing Pictures

Tips for Taking Better Fishing Pictures Photos of a great fishing trip bring back the memories years later, so today we have a few tips for taking better fishing pictures to help you capture these special moments in a clear and beautiful way. Pictures are also a great way to prove to your buddies the […]

 John Rankin

Another Reason To Catch And Release: Your Health

Fish is generally considered one of the best health foods a person can eat. This is certainly true when the fish come from pristine waters where pollutants are not nor have ever been present. The bad news is many of the rivers, and even some impoundments/lakes, are well known to contain PCB’s, mercury, and other […]

 John Rankin

The Basics: How to Set the Hook to Land More Bass

While this might appear elementary to an experienced fishermen, those just beginning their adventure as a smallmouth enthusiast will need to learn how to set the hook before any fish appear with a lure in their mouth. Yes, sometimes game fish, and smallies in particular, will go after the lure so aggressively a hooked fish […]

 John Rankin

[Video] Smallmouth Bass Hit Spinnerbaits Doing a Slow Roll

With winter holding on for many of us in the northern climates of America the opportunities for fishing are limited. Lakes, streams, and even our favorite smallmouth bass rivers are frozen over and this means playing the waiting game until a spring thaw occurs. Ice fishing is always an option but is a whole other […]

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