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 […]