State Specific Smallies

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Fishing Report 12.13.2013

Let’s take a look at some smallmouth bass fishing reports for the middle of December, 2013. There aren’t many reports available this time of year but we can count on continued reports from Tennessee. Even if you don’t live in these areas, I hope this helps you figure out what to fish when the water […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Michigan Smallies A Hidden Secret? I Don’t Think So…

Everything Smallmouth readers may know what is going on in Lake Michigan while the rest of the world is just finding out. There’s 5 and 6 pound smallies lurking there and can be some of the most entertaining, kick ass fishing you can experience. As this article explains, Lake Michigan has been the home of […]

 Christopher Smith

Reel River Adventures Amazing November Day

103 Bass today with 7 bass over 19″. Our best bass was a pair of bass that were only an eighth of an inch away from 20″. I am seeking just two more, how heartbreaking is it to catch 7 so close LOL. Poor Me. We had at least 75 bass 16 to 20″ today. […]

 Christopher Smith

Statue Of Liberty Smallmouth Bass: Lady Liberty On The Susky

One of my favorite places to fish for smallies in the fall is right below the Statue of Liberty. What? You may say! Yes, there is a replica of the Statue of Liberty that sits right on an old railroad column from a bridge gone a hundred years ago just north of Harrisburg in Fort […]


Colorado Smallie

A nice Colorado smallie from one our great fans! Denver, Colorado

 Christopher Smith

Missouri Smallmouth Stream Management

We’ve previously reported on Missouri’s proactive efforts of monitoring and managing smallmouth bass fisheries. The cool thing is that the MDC takes this job seriously and knows the value of smallmouth bass angling in the state. They understand that it doesn’t take much change in the habitat to see bass quality and populations decline. Smallmouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Finding Big Smallmouth Bass In Big Water

The Great Lakes have become amazing smallmouth bass fisheries but sometimes finding big smallmouth bass in big water can be a challenge. These lakes are so vast, its hard to know where to start at times other than the spawn. The first time I went to Lake Erie to fish, I went with a guide […]

 Christopher Smith

Mid South Bass Guide Smallmouth Bass Fishing Report

Mid South Bass Guide fishing report: Sept 21, 2013, Tim’s Ford Fishing Report –Most of the smallmouth caught came from 15 to 25 FOW.We focused on main lake points/rounds and the front third of main lake pockets which consisted of transition areas of chunk rock to gravel. We used T-Rigged D-Bombs from Missile Baits, SPRO […]

 Christopher Smith

PA Fish Commish May Ban Live Crayfish Possession

A quick note to you PA smallie anglers… The PA Fish and Boat Commission will be voting on a proposal in October to ban the possession of live crayfish The problem is that non-native Rusty Crayfish have invaded some area of the Susquehanna and these new crayfish out compete native species, changing the ecosystem. These […]

 Christopher Smith

North Carolina Smallmouth Bass

What? Smallmouth bass in the Carolinas? Heck yea! Everyone knows about the smallmouth bass fishing in Tennessee, right next door, so it makes sense that there are some great smallie fishing opportunities in North Carolina. On average, it takes 5 to 6 years for smallies to reach 12 inches in North Carolina. This can vary […]