More on Stephen Headrick

Old fish or new fish?

Oct 26, 2012

Smallmouth have a strong tendency to school or group by size. If you start seeing fish that are smaller or larger than the ones you’ve been catching, it’s likely that you’re into new fish.

Follow the bait, follow the bass

Oct 19, 2012

If you can anticipate the movement of forage on your favorite smallmouth water, you'll be waiting on the bass.

Fishing a moving target

Oct 12, 2012

Assuming I’m correct about fish movements, how do we take that information and use it to our advantage?

Basic smallmouth movements

Oct 5, 2012

Let’s talk a little about how smallmouth bass really move around in a lake.

Deep forage

Sep 28, 2012

Just because the brown bass and forage are deep that's not where you have to catch them.

Smallmouth are everywhere!

Sep 21, 2012

Once restricted to a fairly narrow geographic range, smallmouth bass are now close to just about every angler on the continent.

Smallmouth bass and forage

Sep 14, 2012

Last time we talked about the smallmouth’s preferred temperature range and how it affects your fishing. This week we’ll look at how the preferred temperature range of the forage affects your fishing.

Smallmouth and temperature

Sep 7, 2012

Sometimes it helps to get technical. Smallmouth bass aren’t largemouth bass. They respond differently to temperature and so does their forage.

Take advantage of the rains

Aug 31, 2012

Hurricane Isaac has mostly left the Gulf Coast and is headed inland. As bad as it was in the Coast, it’ll be seriously beneficial to us smallmouth anglers. In fact, I’ll go so far as to say that the next week or 10 days might be some of the best fishing we’ve seen in years.

Dead as a doornail

Aug 24, 2012

About all I can say this week is that I hope you’re catching more fish than I am.