Christopher Smith

Can You Spybait In Cold River Water For Smallies?

Spring?! Ahh, the first day of spring… Here is Pennsylvania, we should be looking at high temps in the 50s and typically the river water temps are usually in the mid to upper forties by now. With the extended winter weather, it has been impossible for my buddy Kenny V of Reel River Adventures to […]

 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

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

Juniata River Smallmouth Fishing

There are many kayak fishermen, fly anglers and jet boaters who love Juniata River smallmouth fishing. Similar in habitat to the Susquehanna, the Juniata provides a smaller, less crowded waterway for smallmouth fishing and is becoming more and more popular for kayak fishermen (and women). When fishing rivers and streams, the approaches are often the […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth on the Juniata River

Watch this episode on Smallmouth on the Juniata River from Backwoods Angler TV to see how you fight through adverse conditions, high pressure weather, blue bird skies and keep searching for different patterns until you find it or the fish turn on. ᅠSo many times we fish and think there are no fish. ᅠThe smallmouth […]