Smallmouths On the Move

Stream smallmouths are vagabonds in spring and fall. Stay on the move to find them, even targeting isolated structure in areas that are otherwise devoid of holding areas.  These features may hold several fish that are resting before moving.

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November Possibilities

webcrappieOur extended autumn warmth enabled an early November trip to a small stream that feeds a large reservoir.  Mini Minnies cast on 4-weight intermediate lines produced nice crappies.

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Winter Stream Tip

webwintersmallA stream thermometer can be invaluable in locating springs that attract feeding warmwater species in winter. Downsized flies fished slowly prompt excellent action in quiet pools.

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Fish Feeder Streams Now!

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A late-October trip to a stream that flows into a reservoir produced a mixed bag of species including largemouths, white bass, crappies, and bluegills. Mini Minnies in white/silver fished in still pools near deadfalls delivered the action. The fish migrated Continue reading

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