State Specific Smallies

 Christopher Smith

More Concerns About Susquehanna Smallmouth

Here is an article discussing the concerns about the Susquehanna smallmouth bass populations and disease.  Since the Pennsylvania state officials don’t know why there is a problem, they say there isn’ t much that can be done about it.  Many fishermen and private citizens are concerned about this natural resource. How bout you? More Concerns […]

 Christopher Smith

Quinebaug River Smallmouth

Quinebaug River smallmouth are a wonderful resource available to the citizens of Connecticut. Some consider it one of the best smallmouth rivers in the state. Connecticut is home to a number of great smallmouth fishing locations. Here are some helpful hints about the Quinebaug River: The Quinebaug is eastern Connecticut’s premiere smallie fishing river. Slow […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Fly Fishing Lures in Indiana

If you have been a trout angler in indiana or surrounding areas and want to shift gears a bit, you may need to learn more about smallmouth flyfishing lures in Indiana. Remember your basic principles of fly fishing and “match the hatch” In most areas, the wooly bugger is a go to fly in streams. […]

 Christopher Smith

You Can Help The Susquehanna River

Smallmouth bass plagued by lesions..now you can help the Susquehanna River. By submitting an email or letter to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, you can make and impact on the future of this great fishery. I received this communication from the PFBC just this week: Sick fish, sick river. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat […]

 Christopher Smith

Summer Smallmouth Fishing

Summer smallmouth fishing can be tough.  Ken Maurer gives us a great viewpoint on where all the smallmouth bass have gone for the summer. Fishing in the mainstem on the Susquehanna has received a lot of attention because fish size is awesome but there are small mumbers of young bass which doesn’t bode well for […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth at Sugar Creek

  If you are anywhere near Sugar Creek in Indiana, check out this article and read about this great local resource for finding smallmouth at Sugar Creek. ᅠI love how there are unlimited places to catch great smallmouth bass. ᅠDon’t just go for the big lakes and the publicized rivers. ᅠFind your own favorite spot […]

 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

Smallmouth Bass Spawn Map

This smallmouth bass spawn map is a helpful map for predicting the spawn. ᅠI prefer to use it to know where not to fish so that we can preserve as many young of the year smallmouth bass as possible. ᅠThe Susquehanna River right now needs help in getting its smallmouth bass population back on track […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth on the Juniata River

Watch this episode on Smallmouth on the Juniata River from Backwoods Angler TV to see how you fight through adverse conditions, high pressure weather, blue bird skies and keep searching for different patterns until you find it or the fish turn on. ᅠSo many times we fish and think there are no fish. ᅠThe smallmouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Fishing in New Jersey

With the onset of trout season, many anglers will be hitting the streams and smaller rivers looking to catch stocked trout. Some of them may find a smallmouth at the other end of their line. Habitats that are conducive to trout survival also hold smallmouth bass. The forage is ideal for smallies; crayfish, bugs, other […]