Smallmouth Habitat

 Christopher Smith

Missouri Smallmouth Bass Management

Missouri smallmouth bass management is getting serious as the Missouri Smallmouth Alliance is teeming up with the state to promote rule changes that are designed to make Missouri a world class fishery for smallmouth bass. It is felt that the current regulations don’t protect the smallmouth bass populations enough and some new regulations put in […]

 Christopher Smith

Protect Ozark Smallmouth Bass

It seems that there is more and more concern over smallmouth bass populations around the United States and more calls to protect them. Some Ozark rivers are being threatened by fishing as well as increased number of spotted bass that are competing with smallmouth bass. The Ozarks (also referred to as Ozarks Mountain Country, the […]

 Christopher Smith

Northern Smallmouth Bass Fishing

If you fish in the Northern parts of the US and southern parts of Canada around the Great Lakes, Ontario, etc, you will find the northern smallmouth bass fishing is incredible. Supposedly, bass in warmer climates grow faster because of longer growing or feeding seasons. Northern Smallmouth Bass Fishing If you take a look at […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass And Other Fish Dying From Heat

The record setting heat in the mid western United States is causing water temperatures to sky rocket and causing smallmouth bass and other fish to die from the heat. Rivers tend to be more susceptible to the extreme heat due to the depths of the rivers.  The water in lakes tends to be deeper so the […]

 Christopher Smith

Colorado Parks To Kill All Miramonte Fish

View Larger Map Colorado Parks and Wildlife plan to kill all Miramonte Reservoir fish. Miramonte Reservoir is a small reservoir in Colorado that has been taken over by invasive smallmouth bass. Because they don’t feel the smallmouth bass population can be limited, they are allowing anglers to keep and kill as many bronzebacks as they […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Ontario, Niagara, St. Lawrence River Smallmouth Declining?

Lake Ontario, Niagara River and St. Lawrence River smallmouth bass are declining in numbers even as the size of the bass being caught is increasing. This is a common pattern that is being seen in other areas of the US and Canada, home to the smallmouth bass. The bass that survive can thrive due to […]

 Christopher Smith

Alewives Impact On Maine Smallmouth Bass

In the constant debate over resource management and natural selection, the EPA has demanded that the state of Maine must allow alewives into the St. Croix watershed. There is concern over the alewives impact on Maine smallmouth bass. In a July letter to Maine Attorney General William Schneider, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has […]

 Christopher Smith

Potomac River Smallmouth Up Close

Here’s a cool video of Potomac River smallmouths up close and personal. When smallmouth bass fishing and we’re not getting any hits on our spinnerbaits or tubes, we wonder if we are in areas that don’t hold fish or if they just aren’t eating. This was recorded in the Algonkian area. It’s always fun to […]

 Christopher Smith

Largemouth or Smallmouth – Invasive vs Native

So here’s an interesting dilemma which goes to the common belief that catch and release is always best. Do we choose largemouth or smallmouth bass or do we let nature decide? Wildlife officials in Maine are asking fisherman who catch largemouth bass to keep fish of all sizes caught in certain areas to protect native […]

 Christopher Smith

Bass Tournament Fish Mortality

We are looking at bass tournament fish mortality today because we are strong advocates of catch, photo and immediate release fishing.  To preserve the sport of smallmouth bass fishing, we encourage anglers to immmediately release fish and not take them home or even ride around with them in the live well for the day.  As […]

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