Posts Tagged ‘Smallmouth’

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Strategies for catching elusive smallmouth

Chinwag with smallmouth specialists and you can bet your favourite soft plastic they’ll tell you bass become conditioned to angling pressure.

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Extolling the joys of topwater fishing

The plug sat still on the water, with just a few ripples circling out from where it had landed. I popped the rod tip down, and the plug shot a spray of water forward, its cupped nose making a loud, distinctive gurgle.

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Explaining the science behind the FMZ 20 bass season expansion

Science and public sentiment often clash when it comes to spring bass fishing, particularly on when the fish spawn.

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Don’t pose with bass during catch-and-release season, MNRF reminds

Angling community leaders have a better understanding of regulation changes for smallmouth and largemouth bass in FMZ 20 after a recent virtual meeting with Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) representatives.

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Accessing untapped bass fishing backwaters

Luigi De Rose talks about bass fishing small waterbodies that provide access to virtually untapped bass fishing.

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Where largemouth lurk

When plying shallow and moderate depths for largemouth this season, be on the lookout for depth variations where big bass concentrate.

Pan-seared bass with lemon & herb butter sauce
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Pan-seared bass with lemon & herb butter sauce

I prefer to use largemouth bass for this recipe but smallmouth fillets will work, too. Serve this over a bed of coconut rice or with a nice summer salad.

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Merckel’s Camp: A fly fishing adventure

Fly Casting for Wabigoon Bronze – I’m casting a popper fly from a boat towards a rocky shore lined with big pines. Seconds after it lands, a green shape appears from below and engulfs my fly…

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Crazy tricks to lure in fish

Having spent two decades travelling across Canada and making a living out of fishing, I’ve had to resort to some pretty crazy methods to make fish bite.