smallies

5 Things You Need To Know Before Smallmouth Fishing in NY

By Jim Root - If you’re like most people you’ve probably heard stories of how legendary the smallmouth bass fishing is in NY. From Ontario, Erie, St. Lawrence, Oneida, Champlain, Cayuga, Susquehanna, you can find yourself hooking up with smallmouth in the 5-7+ pound range on every trip if you know what to look for, what to bring, and what to expect. Come unprepared, however, and
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An Imperium Baits One Two Punch For Summer Smallies

By Chad Wallace - In the summer when big bronzebacks move out offshore onto vast rocky mid-lake reefs and humps, they can be easy to find with 2d sonar, side imaging or down imaging when suspended on top or off the edges chasing bait fish. However, when their main forage base is crayfish like on Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota, the most active fish are tight to the bottom between big boulders
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3 Tips to Help Catch More Smallmouth Bass

 I can remember as a young boy wading Mulberry Creek in Lynchburg Tennessee in search of smallmouth Bass. There is no better fighter on the end of your line than the acrobatic smallmouth Bass. I have often referred to the smallmouth Bass as the poor mans trout and the beauty of the bronzeback is unmatched to a Tennessee farm boy. There are many ways to catch smallmouth Bass and listed here
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Tic,Tack,Toe! – Finding The Sweet Spot

by Jay Samsal This winter has definitely been a little out of the ordinary, for more reasons than one. For as long as I can remember, I have spent as much time on the ice as possible, in search of the next big bite or surprise “honey hole” on our lakes in Sunset Country. But these past few months haven’t exactly been ordinary. Let’s take out the fact that since early
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Dropshotting With A Twist

By Rick Lawrence (A.K.A The Fish-N-Fool ) I want to share with you a neat new way I found to catch river Smallmouth on a dropshot, but with a new twist! I call it “The Drag the Dropshot” method. I found this method kind of by accident. It was early November and the weather was fair but a cold front had moved in and the water temps were dropping down into the low 50′s. I was
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