State Specific Smallies


Boys Vs Girls: Smallie Fishing With Reel River Adventures

I had the pleasure of having the good Dr. Chris Smith on the RiverPro again. This time he brought his entire family and took advantage of our summer special. The Smith family (Chris, Jen, Owen, Anya, and Clayton) arrived at 3:00 PM Tuesday for the evening charter. Chris and I had conversations about conditions prior […]

 Christopher Smith

Shots Fired At Susky Smallmouth Anglers

I received this disturbing message from one of our fans today. Kayla and her dad were fishing in Northeast PA on the North Branch of the Susquehanna River and they were fired upon by someone accross the river. They thought initially it was a careless person but when they tried to make themselves known, they […]

 Christopher Smith

Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass Spawn Continues To Tread Water

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission continued their work this year of monitoring the success of the spawn in hopes that conditions will be perfect to produce a boost in smallmouth bass populations in the Susquehanna River. Despite keeping smallmouth anglers off the main stem this year, the Fish and Boat Commission found that this […]

 Christopher Smith

Indiana Smallmouth Anglers Catch Bass For Prizes

I’m gonna catch some bass, put twenty dollars in my pocket… Hey Indiana smalljaw anglers, its time to fish the West Fork White River, Eel River and St. Joseph River looking for bass with a jaw tag form the Indiana DNR. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is tagging 500 legal-sized black bass on three […]

 Christopher Smith

Oneida Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

For bronzeback anglers in the northeastern United States, one of the lakes that has got to be on your bucket list is Oneida Lake. I’m sure that many of you have heard of or even fished this awesome lake and have had a blast hunting 2-4 lb smallmouth bass as well as some great largemouth […]

 Christopher Smith

Restoring The Penobscot: Good News

An important step was taken in restoring fish populations in the Penobscot River in Maine this week with the removal of the Veazie Dam. The Penobscot Indians have been fighting to eliminate barriers to fish that used to migrate from the Atlantic Ocean into the the river system in Maine. Tearing down the dam will […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallie On A Log…A Sad Tale

A Fish story from Terry J Dodge Lost a monster smallmouth yesterday. There’s an old log that that extends from the river bank into the river that I have always believed to hold a large smallmouth. I have cast to this log thousands of time over the years. I have pulled some nice smallies off […]

 Christopher Smith

California Smallmouth Bass: There’s Bronze In Them There Hills!

It is thought that smallmouth bass originated in the upper Great Lakes Region of North America. During the 1800s, with the spread of the railroad, smallmouth bass were introduced to many parts of North America and beyond. Some of these transplants survived and thrived, some didn’t. California is famous for its gold and in recent […]

 Christopher Smith

St. Lawrence River Smallies: Here Come The Bass Elite

The BASS Elite Series takes a turn into smallmouth bass heaven over the next month with stops at the St. Lawrence River and Lake St. Clair. We thought it would be great to take a sneak peek at bronzeback action on the St. Lawrence. The Saint Lawrence River or St. Lawrence River is a large […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Heaven: Grand Traverse Bay

Michigan is full of prime smallmouth bass waters that range from small streams and rivers to the biggest lakes in the world, the Great Lakes. There are as many opinions as to which fishery is the best in Michigan as there are places to fish. Most everyone knows about Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake […]