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 [...]
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.