Christopher Smith

Serves You Right Ya Big Dope! Preserve The Resource

Serves You Right Ya Big Dope! Preserve The Resource

An Indiana man was arrested this week for illegal possession of smallmouth bass. Police noticed a man that was keeping too many smallies and had some that were not of legal size. He was arrested and it was found that he had previously been charged for the same offense. The problem with this type of […]

 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

Shenandoah River Smallmouth Alive and Swimming!

The Shenandoah River is making a rebound and the smallmouth bass appear to be well on their way to recovering. ¬†Back in 2004, smallmouth bass were found to be dying and pollution was suspected. In 2006, the river was so bad that it shut down Jeff Kelble’s fishing guide business. He then took up the […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth Bass Facts: America’s Hardest Fighting Fish

The smallmouth bass is a freshwater fish that is native to the middle Mississippi River basin, and to the Saint Lawrence River and Great Lakes system, clear up into Hudson Bay. That said, as a popular game fish, the smallmouth bass has been introduced into many rivers and lakes by deliberate stocking, and is now […]

 Christopher Smith

Finding Smallmouth Bass In Lakes

Finding smallmouth bass in lakes can be easier if you know how to narrow down your choices and if you know how fish behave. ¬†Smallmouth bass tend to be creatures of habit and can often (but not always) move in predictable ways. Finding smallmouth bass in lakes In this article from Bassmaster.com, Stephen Headrick explains […]