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- n. A variety of bass (fish) having a small mouth
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The small-mouthed black-bass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
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My largest fish I ever caught was a 5lb 19in smallmouth bass that I caught right after catching the second largest fish I ever caught, an 18in 4. 5lb smallmouth bass just minutes before.
The easiest fishing I've ever had was catching smallmouth from a little creek, they hit every lure I threw at them including a naked roundhead jig.
September brings a shift in smallmouth diet from crayfish to baitfish.
The smallmouth are a little farther along than the largemouth, but, of course, that's to be expected.
Fish affected by the kills include, but are not limited to, different species of sunfish, namely smallmouth bass and redbreast sunfish.
On the other hand, Wisconsin dam removal studies show that resident fish, such as smallmouth bass, did not immediately begin to use new stream channels in the impoundment areas.
I fish smallmouth all year and this seems to work best in the winter.
The smallmouth here are good sized, between 2 and 5 lbs!
That seems to be the universal trout in lakes (and smallmouth, for that matter) spinner that has worked all over this continent for me.
I've heard people say live minnows will catch smallmouth all day, but I'm wondering what artificial lures to use, and any input on patterns would be useful.