Pennsylvania Smallmouths

 Christopher Smith

What A Difference A Week Can Make

When you are a smallmouth bass angler, conditions can change so quickly, it’ll make you head spin. The truly excellent anglers can adapt to changes in weather, water conditions, seasons, and bass behavior. What a difference a week can make: weather changes I’ve been lucky the past 2 weeks in being able to fish the […]

 Christopher Smith

Impact on Smallmouth Bass: Is There Something In The Water?

Smallmouth bass are clearly being affected by something in the water in the Mid Atlantic region.  The young bass population is decreasing in the Susquehanna River, their reproductive organs are half testicle, half ovary in the south branch of the Potomac and there are concerns about the possible effects on the Chesapeake Bay. What’s in […]

 Christopher Smith

Youghiogheny River Smallmouth Fishing: What “Yough” Looking At?

Over on our Facebook page, we see quite a few impressive pictures of Youghiogheny River smallmouth bass so we thought we would bring you up to speedon the “Yough”. The Youghiogheny river, which is more commonly referred to as the Yough, is 134 miles long, with its headwaters in Preston County, West Virginia. From there, […]

 Christopher Smith

Stories Of The Collapse Of Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass

We have frequently written about the decrease in smallmouth bass populations in Central Pennsylvania on the Susquehanna River.  Here are some excerpts from stories submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Stories of the collapse of the Susquehanna smallmouth bass …Unfortunately, now my main motivation for writing is to comment on how much has […]

 Christopher Smith

Help The Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass In Pennsylvania

It is up to you to help the Susquehanna River and its smallmouth bass population in Pennsylvania. Today your friends here at everything-smallmouth.com. created a petition to urge the Obama administration to push for the designation of the Susquehanna as an impaired waterway.  Please go to the link and sign our petition: click here Help […]

 Christopher Smith

Main Stem Susquehanna In Trouble

To the novice, warm weather angler, the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania looks like a smallmouth bass mecca.  They wouldn’t think that the Susquehanna is in trouble.  There are nice, large bronzebacks caught in large numbers.  However, on closer examination, there are fewer young smallmouth bass than ever and various diseases are taking their toll on […]

 Christopher Smith

Susquehanna Columnaris Still A Problem

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission recently released their young-of -the-year survey with a small amount of good news and more of the same findings that have been worrying PFBC biologists and anglers for years.  The Susquehanna River smallmouth bass population is in decline, is diseased and it is due to pollution. The Susquehanna is […]

 Christopher Smith

Fall Susquehanna Smallmouth Fishing

Maybe it’s because I don’t hunt, but I don’t understand why many anglers put away their fishing rods and miss the amazing fall Susquehanna smallmouth fishing. This can be the most amazing time of year to hit the river and catch some great sized bronzebacks. Fall Susquehanna smalllmouth fishing Summertime on the Susquehanna is great […]

 Christopher Smith

Juniata River Smallmouth Bass Fishing 2012

There has been concern that Juniata River smallmouth bass fishing in 2012 would be affected by the conditions affecting the smallmouth populations on the main stem of the Susquehanna River. Juniata River smallmouth bass fishing 2012 As can be seen in this recent article, the Juniata is alive and well, but perhaps did suffer from […]

 Christopher Smith

Pennsylvania Fish For Free Day

On Labor Day, September 3, 2012, the second Pennsylvania fish for free day will be held. This is your opportunity to try your hand at smallmouth fishing without having to pay the Commonwealth for that right. If you are seeing all the fun that smallmouth anglers can have, find a friend that can help you […]