Tough day on the mighty James River today.  We fished hard, the smallmouth were in one of those moods.  The type of moods that make you wonder if there are any fish in the river.  We landed around a dozen on poppers and one personal best for Jason on the fly rod a nice 17inch [...]

By |2012-06-25T03:10:17+00:00June 25th, 2012|Smallmouth Fishing|0 Comments

Outstanding day on the James river today. Popper fishing was hot with a 20 inch smallmouth  bass being the largest.  We also landed a few fish in the 16 and 17 inch range  all on poppers with the majority of  smallmouth bass being in the 12 to 14 inch size.  The best day I have [...]

By |2012-06-11T01:06:10+00:00June 11th, 2012|Smallmouth Fishing|0 Comments

It was a great weekend on the James River! I started out Saturday evening fishing with a friend for musky. After 553 cast or so, one finally decided to show itself by following my fly to the boat, trying to bite the 12inch offering.  Missing three times just a few feet from the boat, I [...]

By |2012-06-11T00:47:18+00:00June 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Popper fishing has arrived!

With summer rapidly approaching the smallmouth bass action is starting to heat up. This 19 inch smallie was very eager to eat our popper moving several feet and from a depth of three feet to inhale the fly.  There isn't much better in freshwater than watching a big smallie eat on the surface.

By |2012-06-02T18:05:21+00:00June 2nd, 2012|Smallmouth Fishing|0 Comments