Smallmouth Tactics For Streams

The author says he has chased bronze monsters from the clear mountain streams of the Ozarks to the frigid waters of Canada’s Winnipeg River. He says he has yet to find a finer adversary to test lightweight spinning equipment and a fisherman’s talent. Here are some of his tips for catching smallmouth in streams. Pictured is Bill Dance and a dandy smallmouth.

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Big Baits, Big Bronzebacks

If it’s lunker smallmouth that you’re after, be ready to offer them a meal rather than a snack. Sometimes bigger really is better! Here’s some advice on how to catch huge smallies on large baits.

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Fishing Jigs For Smallies In Cold Water

Pro bass angler Ken Cook from Meers, Okla., loves fishing with plastic grubs. He says fishing a leadhead and grub during cold weather is tops for smallmouth bass. You may want to try some of Cook’s ideas when you next chuck for smallies this winter.

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Better Bass Bugging For Smallmouth

There are a number of factors that go into getting bass interested in taking bugs off of the surface. Knowing when to fish is the most important factor in getting big smallmouths to attack a bug.

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