smallmouth

Don’t Miss the Skinny Wasteland for Autumn Smallies

Cool days and even colder nights have water temperatures tumbling; bug hatches are coming to a halt. The once warm summer rains are turning bitter, too – crawlers and the like burrowing deep rather than getting washed into the drink.

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Fall Brawl – Part 2

In part one of the Fall Brawl article I wrote last month I talked about shallow water fishing for fall smallmouth, in this second part we are going to look at going deep and fishing vertical.

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Swiss Army Bait? New Creature Trumps All

Evolve Bait Co.’s KOMPAK CRAW, a veritable Swiss Army bait that fishes more than a dozen ways—for both power and finesse.

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Fall Brawl! HOW-TO

As the temperatures begin to drop, many anglers fear that colder weather means less fishing opportunities. The truth is, autumn is one of the best seasons for aggressive smallmouth bass. As the water cools, fish begin to feed aggressively, packing on the pounds for the long, cold winter. Shallow water smallmouth can be caught on both big and small lakes, providing everyone opportunities for bruiser bass. For the purposes of this article I will be specifically referring to clear water, natural lakes such as Erie, Ontario and Simcoe etc.

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My Fall Smallmouth Pattern

Fall fishing is the best time of year, it’s where you can go out and catch your personal best just like I did this year. Cold weather, wind, rain, and even snow, if you haven’t put your boat away, you too have the chance to catch a fish of a lifetime!

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