Nestled between the Arizona and Utah boaders, Lake Powell is the country’s second-largest man-made reservoir, behind Lake Mead. It was created by the Glen Canyon Dam–yes, the same dam responsible for such famous trout spots as Horseshoe Bend . . .
Written by: Mark Melnyk, The New Fly Fisher
Big smallmouths gorge on baitfish–and surface flies–during the early season.
All photos courtesy The New Fly Fisher
We left the house at 5 a.m., sunroof open, windows wide. It was unseasonably warm for the middle of spring, and we were loving it. The sun beat down for the entire trip, the music was turned up, and the air of angling . . .
Mike Schultz shows off a bruiser bronzeback.
Photo courtesy Mike Schultz
Do you stop fishing for smallmouth bass when summer ends? If you do, you could be missing the best bass fishing of the year and the chance at your biggest smallmouth. Mike Schultz–of . . .
Photo by Kip Vieth
Kip Vieth, of Wildwood Float Trips, is known as a musky expert, but he has also written several posts about smallmouth bass. (See his Choosing the Right Fly Rod for Your Quarry is Vital to the Health of the Fishery and his. . .
We don’t get nearly enough good videos about fly-fishing for smallmouth bass, so I’m always excited to find a new one. Filmmaker Dory Breaux and his buddy Parker Gondella headed to Michigan, . . .
Here’s a cool film about a float trip down the French Broad River in North Carolina, targeting aggressive smallmouth bass on topwater flies. One of the anglers is DUN Magazine‘s Jen . . .
Our Canadian friends at The New Fly Fisher television show have been releasing a ton of content on their Youtube page lately, and these four shorts really caught my eye. As a topwater fanatic, . . .
Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips
Kip Vieth is passionate about the smallmouth-bass fishing in his home state of Minnesota.
Photo courtesy Kip Vieth
I call the banks of the Upper Mississippi River home. Our shop and guide service is located right in the heart of the famous catch-and-release section, just north of the Twin Cities. Where we live, . . .
When your trout river is blown out, it’s time to see if anything else is biting.
Photo by Mike Canady
Mike Canady of Ellensburg Angler in Ellensburg, Washington, sent in this great photo of his fellow guide, Todd Fuchigami with a big fish and a big smile. The Yakima River was blown out, so. . .
Written by: Drew Price
Springtime offers the chance to catch some of the biggest smallmouths of the year.
Photos by Drew Price
When April begins, I start thinking about smallmouth bass. They will soon start making migratory spawning runs out of lakes, and some huge fish will be caught. It can be some of the most. . .