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 Christopher Smith

Deep Water Smallmouth Lures

Deep water smallmouth lures are needed in the post spawn period as we move into summer when bronzebacks move deep and suspend in the water column. Smallmouth bass in lakes will typically move into deeper water and will often be found in 15 – 40 feet of water. It can be difficult to reach these […]

 Christopher Smith

Cheap Smallmouth Fishing

Let’s explore cheap smallmouth fishing a bit.  We all see these great pictures of fantastic smallmouth bass from big lakes such as Erie and Lake St. Clair and don’t have the cash, the time or the gear to go to a location like that.  Bass boats, jet boats and even kayaks, canoes, etc require time […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Fishing Report, May 25, 2012

Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, here are some smallmouth fishing reports around the country. In the Las Vegas area: LAKE MEAD – Anglers are finding good action for smallmouth and largemouth bass in most areas. The fish are hitting on crank baits and plastics. The Temple Bar area is providing good action for striped […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake St. Clair Smallmouth

For those of you who have never experienced Lake St. Clair smallmouth fishing, this is something that should definitely be on your list of things to do!  Lake St. Clair is near Detroit and is Bass pro, Kevin Van Dam’s, favorite lake to fish.  Lake St. Clair is 26 miles from north to south and […]

 Christopher Smith

How To Rig a Tube for Smallmouth

I have written about tubes before and they’re use for smallmouth bass.  I wanted to discuss a bit about how to actually rig them for best success.  I typically use them in rivers so I match the weight needed with the current.  In higher current, I’ll use a 1/4 ounce weight and in lower current, […]

 Christopher Smith

Top Smallmouth Bass Lure?

When it comes the the top smallmouth bass lures, the tube is one of the go to baits when all else fails.  This bait is one of the most versatile jigs and can mimic crayfish or baitfish, depending on how it is rigged and fished.  It is effective in rivers and lakes and can be […]

 Christopher Smith

Susquehanna River Fishing In Trouble

Susquehanna River fishing may be in trouble.  Once thought of as one of the top smallmouth bass fisheries, and also home to Walleye, Musky, Catfish and numerous other game fish, it may be in big trouble. For the past decade, fishermen who have been fishing for smallmouths over the past 40 years have noticed a […]

 Christopher Smith

Black Blade Spinner for River Smallies

Sometimes throwing a spinner bait for mallmouth bass is the most fun a human should be allowed to have. Black blade spinners for river smallies are an option to have in your tackle box. Whether you are slow rolling it along the bottom waiting for a “thump” or burning it near the top to cover […]

 Christopher Smith

Cold Water Smallmouth On Jerk Baits

Cold water smallmouth fishing on jerk baits can be a real test of patience.  When the water is cold, we often go to hair jigs and tubes as our preferred bait.  To change things up a bit, using a jerk bait can sometimes be the ticket to success, if you have the patience.  This is […]

 Christopher Smith

Mississippi River Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Mississippi River smallmouth bass fishing is considered some of the best in the country. River smallmouth fishing can vary from day to day, season to season and year to year. No two days are the the same in terms of weather, water clarity, current, temperature, structure and feeding habit of the fish. It is important […]