Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Fishing Report, May 25, 2012

Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, here are some smallmouth fishing reports around the country. In the Las Vegas area: LAKE MEAD – Anglers are finding good action for smallmouth and largemouth bass in most areas. The fish are hitting on crank baits and plastics. The Temple Bar area is providing good action for striped […]

 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

Quinebaug River Smallmouth

Quinebaug River smallmouth are a wonderful resource available to the citizens of Connecticut. Some consider it one of the best smallmouth rivers in the state. Connecticut is home to a number of great smallmouth fishing locations. Here are some helpful hints about the Quinebaug River: The Quinebaug is eastern Connecticut’s premiere smallie fishing river. Slow […]

 Christopher Smith

Indiana Smallmouth Catch and Release

In Indiana, smallmouth catch and release rules have just changed. With increasing frequency, state game commissions are aggressively pursuing catch and release and size restrictions on keeping bass for harvest. This is in response to, in many states, increased fishing pressure and the thought that fishermen are having negative effects on smallmouth bass populations. In […]

 Christopher Smith

Spinnerbaits For Smallmouth Bass

I love fishing spinnerbaits for smallmouth bass.  Whether you’re slow rolling it or burning it, its an awesome feeling to feel that hit and set the hook. Check out these great videos that will guide you on your learning of effective spinnerbait technique. Spinnerbaits for smallmouth bass In an interview with Larry Nixon, there were […]

 Christopher Smith

Snakehead Fish Effects – What Can Be Done?

Did you ever see a picture of a snakehead fish and read about what they are capable of?  Many fishermen are concerned about snakehead fish effects on smallmouth bass and other species of gamefish. Look at those teeth! These are some nasty fish and the fact that they are voracious eaters and can spawn up […]

 Christopher Smith

Leader Line Knots For Smallmouth Fishing

As I was getting all my gear ready tonight, I remembered a great leader line knot for smallmouth fishing that Chris Gorsuch of the Backwoods Angler Guide Service and TV show made a video about.  On my spinning rods, I like to fish with high visibility braid such as Power Pro High-Vis Yellow in a […]

 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

How To Fish A Suspending Jerkbait

Have you tried using jerkbaits for smallmouth bass but don’t understand them? I thought I’d relate some info on how to fish a suspending jerkbait so that you can have as much fun as the rest of us have when the “jerkbait bite” is on!  There are windows of time and conditions where jerkbaits are […]

 Christopher Smith

How To Rig a Tube for Smallmouth

I have written about tubes before and they’re use for smallmouth bass.  I wanted to discuss a bit about how to actually rig them for best success.  I typically use them in rivers so I match the weight needed with the current.  In higher current, I’ll use a 1/4 ounce weight and in lower current, […]

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