Smallmouth fishing techniques

 Christopher Smith

Sometimes Even Kevin Van Dam Can’t Get Them To Bite…

Whenever we are fishing and not catching, it is usually difficult to tell whether there are no fish where we are fishing or if they just aren’t interested in what we are offering. Watch this video of Kevin Van Dam fishing for smallies with a Strike King Crankbait.  He is able to get the bronzebacks […]

 Christopher Smith

How To Fix A Baitcaster Backlash

I love fishing for bass with a baitcasting reel, especially now that I know how to fix a baitcaster backlash.  I always used to just pick a the line to try to free it up and it only occasionally worked on mild backlashes. Recently I was fishing from shore and I wound up to launch […]

 Christopher Smith

Daredevil (Daredevle) Spoon For Smallmouth Bass

I was reminiscing about fishing as a kid and was wondering if the old Daredevil spoon can be used for smallmouth bass. It seems everyone had a Daredevil spoon lure in their tackle box at some point in their lives and many still do.  The most popular use for these spoons these days is for […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth River Fishing: Dealing With Weeds

When smallmouth river fishing, weeds can sometimes become a problem and some people don’t know how to deal with them.  As the spring fades and summer, low water conditions take over, weeds can grow heavily in some rivers.  This can be a hindrance to your fishing success if you don’t know how to deal with it. In […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Fishing Tactics For You

Are you looking for information on various smallmouth bass fishing techniques? Do you have questions or challenges that you need help with when on the water? Check out the video below to see if it’s what you want. If the video is not exactly what you are looking for, just click NEXT VIDEO button (just […]

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Summer Smallmouth River Fishing

Summer smallmouth river fishing can be very productive for catching our favorite gamefish.  The bass are aggressive and need to feed a lot. The problem is that in most of the areas we think to fish, a lot of young, smaller bass dominate the scene and it can be difficult to find that lunker.  It […]

 Christopher Smith

Rigging Soft Jerkbaits For Smallmouth Bass

Today we will discuss rigging soft jerkbaits for smallmouth bass. Soft jerkbaits such as Case Sinking Salty Shad, Salty Minnows, Zoom Super Flukes as well as many other types of soft jerkbaits can be an amazing choice for most of the fishing season in rivers and lakes.  I have had the most success with them […]

 Christopher Smith

How To Fish A Drop Shot For Smallmouth

If you are wondering how to fish a drop shot for smallmouth bass, I’ll see if we can get a few details on technique to improve your success. Those that fish for smallmouth in deeper lakes need to have this as a part of their bag of tricks to put more fish in the boat. […]

 Christopher Smith

Buzzbait Smallmouth in Rivers

In my opinion, buzzbait smallmouth fishing in rivers is a different animal compared to lakes.  Most articles you read discuss that buzzbaits are best fished early in the morning or late in the day or when bass are shallow. I took my daughter fishing today in a small river near my house. We got there […]

 Christopher Smith

How To Fish The Zara Spook: Walk The Dog

The purpose of today’s blog post is to provide a detailed description on how to fish the Zara Spook in the classic “walk the dog” pattern that drive smallmouth bass wild. On first glance, the “spook” or some of the other similar lures such as the Lucky Craft Gunfish, don’t look all that exciting.  They […]