Smallmouth fishing techniques

 Christopher Smith

Deep Water Smallmouth Lures

Deep water smallmouth lures are needed in the post spawn period as we move into summer when bronzebacks move deep and suspend in the water column. Smallmouth bass in lakes will typically move into deeper water and will often be found in 15 – 40 feet of water. It can be difficult to reach these […]

 Christopher Smith

Cheap Smallmouth Fishing

Let’s explore cheap smallmouth fishing a bit.  We all see these great pictures of fantastic smallmouth bass from big lakes such as Erie and Lake St. Clair and don’t have the cash, the time or the gear to go to a location like that.  Bass boats, jet boats and even kayaks, canoes, etc require time […]

 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

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

Ned Rig Fishing

There’s a new jig approach that is making waves out there.  Ned rig fishing is becoming popular in some areas due to its simpicity and effectiveness. Originally started by an In-Fisherman blogger, this set up is gaining attention and is catching lots of fish, including smallmouth and largemouth bass as well as many other species. […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Jumping Out of The Water

When we see a smallmouth bass jumping out of the water, we all go WHOOOAAA!  It never gets old and when you see this smallmouth bass jump, you’ll see the importance of having sharp hooks and a strong hookset! Smallmouth Bass Jumping If you live near a body of water that holds smallmouth, get out […]

 Christopher Smith

Spring Smallmouth Fishing in Wind

Smallmouth bass on a tube in frigid water. Spring smallmouth fishing in wind can be brutal. This must be right after ice out with water temps below 40 F and air temps around freezing. This is some dedication and excitement! I got to hand it to these guys, braving the wind and cold. I hate […]

 Christopher Smith

Mississippi River Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Mississippi River smallmouth bass fishing is considered some of the best in the country. River smallmouth fishing can vary from day to day, season to season and year to year. No two days are the the same in terms of weather, water clarity, current, temperature, structure and feeding habit of the fish. It is important […]

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