John Rankin

Top 5 Rivers for Smallmouth Bass Action

Fishermen are creatures of habit. When we find a river, lake, or impoundment that produces smallmouth bass in abundance we tend to stick with this body of water for the majority of our fishing time. Doing so is fine if you are happy fishing just one or two locations. For those of us who like […]

 John Rankin

Catching Smallmouth Bass on the St. Lawrence River

The St. Lawrence River, flowing along the Canadian and United States border, is one of the premier smallmouth bass rivers in North America. Catching smallmouth bass on the St. Lawrence River has been the pursuit of many bronzeback anglers for decades with an unknown number of trophy fish taken over this time. However, it helps […]

 Christopher Smith

St. Lawrence River Smallies: Here Come The Bass Elite

The BASS Elite Series takes a turn into smallmouth bass heaven over the next month with stops at the St. Lawrence River and Lake St. Clair. We thought it would be great to take a sneak peek at bronzeback action on the St. Lawrence. The Saint Lawrence River or St. Lawrence River is a large […]

 Christopher Smith

Lake Ontario, Niagara, St. Lawrence River Smallmouth Declining?

Lake Ontario, Niagara River and St. Lawrence River smallmouth bass are declining in numbers even as the size of the bass being caught is increasing. This is a common pattern that is being seen in other areas of the US and Canada, home to the smallmouth bass. The bass that survive can thrive due to […]