Video Strolling For Fall Smallmouth Bass

As autumn’s cooler weather progressively chills our natural lakes, smallmouth bass and other sportfish consolidate, often feeding aggressively. Lacking acute knowledge of a lake’s key structures, anglers often spend hours fishing spots where the fish aren’t. Armed with an underwater camera such as the “Aqua Vu,” one can immediately gain important visual knowledge of the hot spots.

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Iowa’s Smallmouth Spectacular

Lifting the rod tip high, I’m delighted — and a bit surprised — to see the olive-and-brown countenance and red eye of a river smallmouth break the surface. Over the course of the next two days, the three of us would catch and release more than 100 smallmouth ranging from one pound to four pounds.

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The Kenora Bass Invitational

Lake of the Woods has to rank as one of my top five favorite tournament lakes with the annual tournament that I participate in there, The Kenora Bass Invitational, ranking even higher.

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Smallies On A Fly

Today’s fly-rodder not only pursues trout, but has developed a broader perspective… and ranking high among other angling choices is the smallmouth bass. When taken on a fly, these aerial acrobats will put on a show bar-none with heart stopping leaps and splashes.

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Floating For Missouri Smallmouth

Not unlike many other Ozarks streams, Missouri’s Gasconade has long been known for its smallmouth fishery. An early or off-season float-fishing trip on the Gasconade can be a highly rewarding outdoor adventure.

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Tube Bait Tactics For Tough Smallmouth

Most anglers across North America would agree — smallmouth can sometimes be darn finicky. Seeing a school of 4-pound and 5-pound fish ignoring our bait is an occurrence many of us have encountered while out on the water. The one bait to reach for when you want guaranteed success is the tube-bait.

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Score Big On Summer Smallies

Summer smallmouth fishing is definitely one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether you are using a topwater plug or a tube jig, you always know that you’re in store for some aerial acrobatics and hard-fought pulls. Step up to the plate with the cousin of the largemouth this season, and look forward to memorable and exciting days on the water.

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