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.
It happens all the time when you’re fishing a tournament. The fish are concentrated or the weather changes, and you find yourself fishing with 30 other boats all piled up in 50 acres of water.
I'd like to review my 2012 Elite Series season one tournament at a time to talk about the lessons I learned in each event and how that’ll help all of us catch more fish. We’ll start with the St. Johns River tournament.
Wild River’s Nomad tackle backpack holds six Plano 3600-series and four 3500-series trays, your sunglasses and more.
Hold all your gear - and look cool doing it.
Go deep, follow the forage and upsize your baits if you want more smallmouths.
We’ve talked about moon phases and how they affect smallmouth bass. Now, let’s talk about the dog days of summer and how the heat affects smallies. It’s very different.
Tidal waters present unique challenges to anglers on Day Two of the Northern Open
Thanks to an early spring the spawn is over in much of our country. However, there’s still plenty of action for flippers and pitchers, and the time to start doing it is now.
Except for a handful of guys who busted big bags on Day One, Douglas Lake has left me and a lot of others scratching our heads.