Category Archives: Bass

FREE FISHING DATES – WISCONSIN

As a reminder it is free fishing days this weekend in Wisconsin waters. Free Fishing Weekends— June 5-6, 2021 and January 15-16, 2022 Every year, the first consecutive Saturday and Sunday in June and the third Saturday and Sunday in January, are designated as Free Fishing Weekends throughout the state of Wisconsin. Residents and nonresidents…

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Great Lakes Smallmouth Bass

On the Great Lakes, smallmouth and largemouth bass  move shallow in the spring to spawn and are easily located and enticed into biting before they go on the beds. After spawning, bass typically move out to deeper water, though there are almost always some bass, especially large mouths, in shallow water, usually associated with cover…

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Do Louder Lures Catch More Largemouth Bass?

Largemouth bass are opportunistic feeders. Preferring to lie in wait under a canopy of cover for the next meal to swim by, these fish possess heightened senses that are fine-tuned for efficiency. Bass living in thick vegetation rely on their inner ear and lateral to detect prey. crank up the decibel level to entice more…

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Hot Smallmouth Lake

Lake Wissota, Chippewa County Wisconsin is perhaps one of the best Smallmouth fishing lakes you will find. Over the past forty years, I have fished this lake many times. I have stayed in cabins, motels and the state campgrounds. There are several boat launches on the lake, and most are free. The surrounding towns are close and have…

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Largemouth Bass

Common Names are:Largemouth bass, hughmouth bass, black bass, bucketmouth, green bass, largemouth black bass and mossback. What would your typical weekend fisherman fish for, if he did not have the largemouth  to fish for? Maybe crappies, bluegills or even the fighting CARP? I guess it depends on whether or not he is fishing for the…

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Smallmouth Bass

Common names: black Bass, bronzeback, brown bass, green bass, smallie, smallmouth black bass, white or mountain trout….. The incredible smallmouth bass is said to be the strongest, wildest fighting fish for its size in warm fresh water! No other fish can match the aerial acrobatics displayed by a battling smallmouth. The smallmouth bass is closely…

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Locating Spawning Bass

Spawning bass can offer one of the most rewarding challenges an angler will face all year.  Many talk about how to catch spawning bass, but there’s not a lot out there that know how to locate them. It’s important to start with the understanding that lakes usually spawn in stages. The spawn starts up the…

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The Incredible Smallmouth Bass

Pound for pound the mighty Smallmouth bass is probably the best fighting fresh water fish on the Planet!  This time of year it gets a little tough finding and catching them! After sun-down is about your best bet. 1. Think cool water. Smallies want to eat in a cool place. That means deeper water, regardless…

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Hot Weather Smallmouth

Pound for pound the mighty Smallmouth Bass is probably the best fighting fresh water fish on the Planet!  When the weather warms up it gets a little tough finding and catching them! After sun-down is about your best bet. 1. Think cool water. Fish want to eat in a cool place. That means deeper water,…

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Lake Michigan Smallmouth

  Haven’t done much smallmouth fishing on the big pond! At any rate here is a link you can use to know exactly where to fish for the hardy devils! Some Lake Michigan anglers still do not know the difference between a Smallmouth Bass and a Largemouth Bass: With so many fish and chances at…

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