Winter smallmouth

 Christopher Smith

Winter Smallmouth Fishing Deep Lakes – This Is Gold

Golden Winter Smallie Fishing Nuggets I came across this video of some fantastic wintertime deep water smallmouth fishing from Lake Washington and had to share it with you. There’s some great info in the first 4 minutes of this video of two ways to rig your tube/drop shot combo as well as using a crankbait […]

 John Rankin

[video] Smallmouth Bass Fishing In Cold Weather

Are you one of those fishermen who believe smallmouth bass fishing concludes as soon as college football season arrives? If so I am going to tell you about an entirely new world of fishing you are missing. Smallmouth bass fishing in cold weather is much more than a chance to get out of the house and cast […]

 Christopher Smith

If You’re Gonna Fish In The Cold You’ve Got To Know About This

Who has trouble with their guides freezing when the water temps are low and the air temps are below freezing? I know I do! Why would you want to fish in these conditions? “I had one of the biggest smallmouth limits of my life (24 pounds) while fishing an ABA (American Bass Anglers) championship at […]

 Christopher Smith

Don’t Be Stupid: Fish Safely In The Cold

This is the time of year where we begin hearing tragic stories of anglers killed by the cold, in most cases, by errors of judgment. Since smallmouth bass are highly concentrated in areas of North America where winters are cold, I thought I’d take a few minutes to review a few basic safety tips. I […]

 Christopher Smith

Hair Jigs Aren’t Just For Winter Smallmouth Anymore

Many smallmouth bass anglers turn to hair jigs in the winter because as they sit on the bottom, the hair flutters and appears to breathe.  You can leave the jig sitting on the bottom and it will attract the attention of sluggish cold water bronzebacks. As Doug Stange shows us, the hair jig is an […]

 Christopher Smith

River Smallmouth Winter Patterns Video Review

Whoa, I recently watched Jeff Little’s “River Smallmouth Winter Patterns”, and all I can say is damn… Why would I say that? Because for several years now, I have been at the mercy of the winter smallmouth learning curve and would mostly go winter smallmouth angling with someone that knew exactly where the winter holes […]

 Christopher Smith

Winter Ozark Smallmouth Fly Fishing

Are you feeling restless? Got a little cabin fever?  As this video of winter Ozark smallmouth fly fishing shows, many areas of the United States are still productive for smallmouth bass, even in the dead of winter. Winter Ozark Smallmouth Fly Fishing When fly fishing for smallies, here is a common setup: For fly fishing, […]

 Christopher Smith

Scent and Sound For Winter Bass

Scent and Sound For Winter Bass

As I’m sure you’ve read before, fish don’t hibernate in the winter and are cold blooded so their metabolism is determined by their temperature.  The colder it is, the less active they are.  If you are going to hit the water in winter and risk life and limb or freeze your butt off, you need […]

 Christopher Smith

Best Live Bait For Winter Smallmouth

In many fisheries around the US, nothing beats live bait for smallmouth bass fishing success in the wintertime.  Many of you may be wondering which live bait is best un cold water conditions. Bass continue to feed year round but they don’t like to work for their food because their metabolism matches the water temperature […]

 Christopher Smith

Cold Water Smallmouth Bonanza

I thought I would collect several excellent videos on smallmouth bass fishing in cold water for your enjoyment. I hope these cold water smallmouth videos encourage you to get out there year round and catch em! Cold water smallmouth Bait selection Paddle Tail Jigs Jerk Baits in cold water The name of the game in […]