Tried And True or Something New? Avoid Tough Bite Syndrome

Guest article by friend of everything-smallmouth, John Kaschak Every bass angler knows when the leaves start to fall its prime time for smallmouth bass. Tried and True As a tournament angler I notice a lot of people sticking with what they know may work, or what the current ‘trend’ is, and this means jerkbaits/spinners for […]

 Christopher Smith

15 Best Smallmouth Bass Lures?

Outdoor Life just came out with their “15 Greatest Lures For Smallmouth Bass” and we at everything-smallmouth decided to take a look. There’s no doubt that there will be no argument with some of these choices but some of these could easily be replaced by other top baits. I suppose there are differences of opinion […]

 Christopher Smith

Catching Smallmouth Bass In Streams And Creeks: Everything Smallmouth Fan Tips

“I’m seeing all kinds of advice about catching smallmouth in lakes and rivers. But, I float creeks of Kentucky in a kayak. Any advice from Everything Smallmouth Folks? I’m catching plenty of largemouth. But, I know there are smallmouth in my creeks. Others catch them. Please share some secrets.” We recently posted this question on […]

 Christopher Smith

Lunkerhunt Bento Minnows For Smallmouth Bass

Big Lakes, clear water, smallmouth bass… drop shotting for bronzebacks is where it’s at in many area of the US and Canada.  If you are interested in something new and highly effective, check out these Lunkerhead Bento Minnows for smallmouth bass. These realistic baitfish imitations will fire up even the laziest of smallmouth bass. Lunkerhead […]

 Christopher Smith

Keitech Swimbaits For Smallmouth Bass

Swimbaits have become extremely popular over the last decade.  In the West, anglers have been using large trout-like imitation swimbaits that cost $50 or more to catch trophy sized largemouth bass. In recent years, their use in smallmouth bass fishing has surged as well. There are a variety of ways to fish them, either as […]

 Christopher Smith

Blades Of Glory: Understanding Spinnerbait Blades

Most smallmouth bass fishermen love catching fish on spinnerbaits.  There is nothing like the way smallies slam the bait.  My question to you is, do you just pick a spinnerbait that looks good or do you understand spinnerbait blades and why one type might be good in a situation over another? Understanding spinnerbait blades Some […]

 Christopher Smith

Small Or Large Baits For Smallmouth?

There is an ongoing debate about whether bigger baits catch bigger fish. So do we use small or large baits for smallmouth bass fishing? Small or Large Baits For Smallmouth Bass? With so many crystal clear lakes in the Park Rapids area, anglers often insist on light tackle for most species. This includes smaller diameter […]

 Christopher Smith

Rigging Soft Jerkbaits For Smallmouth Bass

Today we will discuss rigging soft jerkbaits for smallmouth bass. Soft jerkbaits such as Case Sinking Salty Shad, Salty Minnows, Zoom Super Flukes as well as many other types of soft jerkbaits can be an amazing choice for most of the fishing season in rivers and lakes.  I have had the most success with them […]

 Christopher Smith

Lures To Catch Smallmouth Bass

If you have figured out your next fishing destination, you are going to need lures to catch your share of smallmouth bass. The type of lure you choose will depend heavily on many factors. These include: Water temperature Water clarity – how clear or muddy are we talking River or Lake and is there current […]

 Christopher Smith

Top Water Smallmouth Videos

Everyone loves seeing smallmouth bass caught on top water baits so I thought I’d compile some of the best top water smallmouth videos out there! Top Water Smallmouth Videos From our French Canadian neighbors! Fly Fishing With Poppers Black River New York Smallmouth I hope you enjoyed this selection of top water smallmouth videos. Many of […]