Christopher Smith

Congress Take Steps To Protect Anglers and Hunters

Congress Take Steps To Protect Anglers and Hunters

I thought you might be interested in some recent news over growing attempts by some groups to push the EPA into banning lead in fishing and hunting products. This week, Congress took steps to protect hunters and fishermen from burdensome EPA regulations. There has been a growing push by conservationists to eliminate the use of […]

 John Rankin

Another Reason To Catch And Release: Your Health

Fish is generally considered one of the best health foods a person can eat. This is certainly true when the fish come from pristine waters where pollutants are not nor have ever been present. The bad news is many of the rivers, and even some impoundments/lakes, are well known to contain PCB’s, mercury, and other […]

 Christopher Smith

It’s Not Your Trash? Help Keep Our Smallie Waters Clean Anyway

Most avid smallmouth bass anglers don’t leave their trash behind. I realize I’m preaching to the choir here because you are most likely not guilty of leaving garbage where you have been fishing but I’m asking for your help. Recently, I took a 25 minute drive from where I live near Reading Pennsylvania to do […]

 Christopher Smith

Invasive Asian Carp Suck

There are often concerns that invasive species will ruin our waterways and fisheries and these concerns sometimes are overblown or are flat out wrong. In the case of the Asian carp however, we may be in big trouble. Take a look at this video from a small stream in Illinois where the Asian carp have […]

 Christopher Smith

Mille Lacs Smallmouth Rules Create Controversy

At everything-smallmouth.com, we are concerned and passionate about conserving smallmouth bass fishing everywhere. The DNR governing Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota did a complete 180 this spring when it announced its rules and slot limits for smallmouth bass and walleye this year. After having a a virtual catch and release only policy for smallmouth bass […]

 Jeff

Smallmouth Markings

What are the markings on this smallie? This is a questions and picture recently submitted by one of our readers.  These marking are due to a pigment called melanin and are found typically in bass over 12 inches and most often in cold water. These bass tend to be common in the Susquehanna River as […]

 Christopher Smith

Can Killing Smallies Grow More Smallies?

How can killing smallmouth bass increase smallmouth populations? What about catch and release? This may not make any logical sense but today I came across an interesting study done in 2008 on a small lake in upstate New York name Little Moose Lake. Killing smallmouth bass Smallmouth bass were introduced to this lake in the […]

 Christopher Smith

Colorado Parks To Kill All Miramonte Fish

View Larger Map Colorado Parks and Wildlife plan to kill all Miramonte Reservoir fish. Miramonte Reservoir is a small reservoir in Colorado that has been taken over by invasive smallmouth bass. Because they don’t feel the smallmouth bass population can be limited, they are allowing anglers to keep and kill as many bronzebacks as they […]

 Christopher Smith

Smallmouth attack videos

Smallmouth attack videos show why smallmouths are the honey badgers of the fish world…these are great! Smallmouth attack videos What happens when you get too close to smallmouth fry…hilarious 🙂   Watch out scuba Steve, beware if you’re scuba diving   Not sure if this guy is squealing because he’s getting nipped “down under”by the […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Erie Fishing Regulations – Fish Sanctuaries

There is a little known issue that concerns fishermen and boaters dealing with Lake Erie fishing regulations. Fish sanctuaries have been established in Lake Erie to assist the smallmouth bass and other gamefish species in thriving without harassment and extend until July 15th. These restrictions are in the Fort Erie region as well as Port […]