• Big Baits for Bronzebacks

    Though it is true that smallmouths often become finicky and typically prefer smaller lures, at times the exact opposite is true, particularly in the fall. Smallmouth bass feed heavily in the fall and they tend to key in on larger prey in preparation for the winter.  Big topwater plugs, jerkbaits, crankbaits, swimbaits and jigs really come into play for those fall lunkers.  If you're looking for that smallie of a lifetime this autumn, try a larger than normal tube, big spinnerbait or mega topwater on your favorite smallmouth waters.  You'll be surprised how big a lure these northern giants will chase down in the fall.

  • Controlled Depth Swimbait Tip [VIDEO]

    Here's a quick and easy bass fishing tip to help you present your lure to suspended fish. Yeah... it's old school, but that's what makes it work so well.  Were using a Keitech Fat Swing Impact 2.8" on a 1/4 ounce jig head and counting it down to a specific depth to trigger strikes from smallmouth bass that are keying in on open water baitfish.

  • Summer Smallmouth Bass [VIDEO]

    Locating Smallmouth Bass around structure is a key for summertime fishing, but don't overlook those fish that are lurking in open water around major structures like humps and points.  In this video, Brendan C. shows you a different way to approach bass around open water structure.

  • To Tube, or Not to Tube

    Tube Jig

    When most anglers hear the words tube jig, they think of some clear, rocky, smallmouth infested lake. Yes this is the perfect bait for those conditions, but a tube jig can be used in any type of cover and conditions, to catch some pretty hefty largemouth bass. The reasons being, is that it is not a common lure for fishing timber or vegetation for largemouths, and the fish are not used to seeing a tube.