February Smallmouth

When it’s 70+ degrees on a Sunday in February I’m going fishing. That exact scenario happened a few weeks ago. I have been exploring some rivers here in NW Ohio that are supposed to have Smallmouth bass in them. I found a nice area far enough up stream that water clarity was good and it…

Rock Bass Fishing

I managed to get some time on the river today. I am still not walking unassisted yet so my access was limited. The fishing didn’t disappoint though. I managed quite a few Rock Bass, a largemouth, and some sunfish. A black Slumpbuster fly was the fly of the day. All the fish were small but…

Tying Tutorial – Barely Legal Style Fly

Spring is coming! That means White bass will be running up the rivers to spawn all across the Midwest. It is a very fun time of year to catch a bunch of fish in a short time! One of my favorite flies to fish for White bass, Hybrid bass and I’m sure it would work…

The Zudbubbler Bass Popper – Fly tying

All of this cold weather has me thinking of summer and, nothing is more fun than catching bass on a popper. The felling when a smallmouth launches out of the water and smashes a popper is one that you don’t forget. It will make you want to fish poppers for the rest of the summer….