Topics: water temp

Fall options part 2

Sep 16, 2010

River smallmouths don't always follow creek channels or other underwater structure. Most of the time, when you think they're following that stuff, what they're really doing is following the baitfish.

Dog days blade tricks

Aug 5, 2010

I have a new tactic for you — one I'm pretty sure you've never used and maybe even one you've never thought of. It starts with a big spinnerbait, which most smallmouth anglers don't consider for their summertime fishing.

More how and why on float-and-fly

Nov 13, 2009

First of all, we should cover the best time of year to use the float-and-fly. After years and years of using the method, I've determined that it works best whenever the water temperature is below 55 degrees.