Smallmouth Fishing

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing Schools

The most popular smallmouth fishing techniques involve standard fishing methods with traditional equipment and lures such as jigs, spinnernaits, crankbaits, jerk baits and stick baits. Fly fishing for smallmouth is a whole new challenge and can make your fishing life more interesting and diverse by learning a new skill.ᅠ Smallmouth Angler is pleased to offer […]

 Christopher Smith

OUTDOORS: Warmer waters can mean big fish for local anglers

Smallmouth bass become more accessible and start biting right after ice out. A slow presentation is key in cold water to entice those sluggish bass to take your bait. Hair jigs and blade baits can be real winners at these times of year and are worth trying when the smallmouth are slow to take anything […]

 Christopher Smith

Fish explorer: Remade gravel pits a treat

This is an interesting article on how you can look for fishing opportunities for smallmouth and other species anywhere. In my area, some of the old quarrys become productive fishing holes, some are not accessible for fishing. There’s Watson, a great little smallmouth fishery. McMurry, the subject of my last column, is a nice largemouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Cold Water Smallmouth On Jerk Baits

Cold water smallmouth fishing on jerk baits can be a real test of patience.  When the water is cold, we often go to hair jigs and tubes as our preferred bait.  To change things up a bit, using a jerk bait can sometimes be the ticket to success, if you have the patience.  This is […]

 Christopher Smith

Three Quick Twister Tail Jigging Tips and a 5lb Smallmouth

Twister tails have been a go to bait for smallmouth bass for years. Recently though, you don’t hear many people talking about them with the production and marketing of so many other soft plastics. This is a GREAT tutorial on how one bait can give three different presentations in fishing for smallmouth bass.ᅠ Three Quick […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth « Jody Smith Guide Service

Smallmouth bass fishing in Oregon looks fantastic. My first real smallmouth bass experience was with a guide on the Delaware River in PA and I became a bronzeback fishing nut. Do yourself a favor and even if you think you know what you are doing, hire a guide to show you the time of your […]

 Christopher Smith

Some of the basics for fly fishing – Smallmouth Fun!

Fly fishing for smallmouth bass is a hoot! Some of the basics for fly fishing are included in this great article. It has never been a better time to get into this niche due to the great improvements in tackle priced in a reasonable range. Since bronzebacks aren’t that picky, you don’t need the wide […]

 Christopher Smith

Tying a Braided Catalpa Worm Fly Fishing Fly

Tying a braided catalpa worm fly is not that difficult. Tie some lures that will help you pull in a few smallies. As the author says, drift this along the bank with some twitches and pauses.ᅠMake sure you click the link to this article as there are many fine pictures. Tying a Braided Catalpa Worm […]

 Christopher Smith

Fly Fishing: the Glover River Smallmouth

The great thing about smallmouth bass fishing is that you can find aggressive, quality, fun fish in most areas of the country and the streams and rivers can be accessed in a number of ways. Whether it be by a canoe, jon boat, jet boat or wading. The Glover River in Oklahoma sounds like a […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Fishing on Lake Erie

Smallmouth bass fishing on Lake Erie is something that should be on everyone’s “bucket list”.  This is Lake Erie fishing in the fall.I could watch this stuff all day. Lake Erie used to be like a sewer pit. When the invasive species moved in (gobys and zebra mussels), the gloom and doom people sent out […]