Smallmouth Lures

 Christopher Smith

Fly Fishing For Smallmouth Bass in Rivers

Fly Fishing For Smallmouth Bass in Rivers can be a whole new world of fishing for you if you’ve never tried it and have stuck to trout fishing.  I wouldn’t be surprised if many of you caught smallmouth “accidentally” but maybe you aren’t targeting them specifically.  They often share the same rivers and streams but […]

 Christopher Smith

Jerkbait Fishing Techniques for Smallmouth Bass

Are you confused by jerkbait fishing techniques for smallmouth bass? There are some days that jerkbaits are the only thing that smallmouth bass will go after and if this isn’t part of your arsenal, you are missing a lot of bass, and A LOT OF FUN. There is something about the erratic action of a […]

 Christopher Smith

Delaware River Smallmouth Spinnerbaits

When the Delaware River smallmouth spinnerbait bite is on, watch out. The fish here are lean and mean. They don’t have the forage that you get on the Susquehanna or Lake Erie so when you get a hold of one, they are all muscle and put up quite a fight. You gotta love the spinnerbait […]

 Christopher Smith

Gill Hooking Fish….

When catching smallmouth bass, there is always a danger of gill hooking the fish and causing enough bleeding to kill the fish. Smallmouth bass are pretty resilient and fishing with artificial baits with constant attention to whether you are getting a strike can reduce the risk to serious injuries to the bass.ᅠ I’ll never forget […]

 Christopher Smith

Black Blade Spinner for River Smallies

Sometimes throwing a spinner bait for mallmouth bass is the most fun a human should be allowed to have. Black blade spinners for river smallies are an option to have in your tackle box. Whether you are slow rolling it along the bottom waiting for a “thump” or burning it near the top to cover […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass and Crayfish

Some good info here on fishing for smallmouth bass with baits that mimic the crayfish. I like his points about the wind effect on forage and what to do when you don’t have a lot of time to search for great locations. Watch to the end to see the chunker of a smallmouth bass! Smallmouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Stained Water Bass Lures

Smallmouth bass fishing in stained water can be a challenge. This is a great little video clip of Blaine Mengel and Chris Gorsuch of backwoodsanglertv giving some advice to help you select the best lure for the best conditions.ᅠ Sometimes you know the water is going to be stained with poor visibility and you prepare […]

 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

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 […]