Spring Smallmouth Buffet
If you’re looking for a freshwater fish willing to offer a superb fight, consider smallmouth bass. The combatant nature of this gamefish is the very reason why hardcore anglers rank them high on the list of favorites. Whether your preferred body of water is a river, reservoir or lake, this noble species is known to provide exciting fishing opportunities across most of North America. Now that winter is begrudgingly giving way to warmer weather, smallies are starting to get hungry and fishing season is commencing in most states, it’s the perfect trifecta for fishing enthusiasts. As you prepare for memorable days on the water, here are six baits you’ll want to have in your tackle box when the smallmouth bite starts rockin.