One quick internet search and you’ll see that the heart of the debate for years has been which body of water reigns supreme in the smallmouth fishing world: is it Simcoe, or is it Erie? And to be honest with you, that’s really the driving force behind the summer series. I wanted to see for myself which was the top dog. Continue reading Smallmouth Smackdown Part V: The Beast, Lake Simcoe
By now most people have heard about how beautiful the Finger Lakes region of New York State is. The Cayuga and Seneca wine trails are spectacular, and the fall foliage can deliver some of the best countryside views you’ll ever experience. But what you may not have heard about is just how good the fishing has gotten at the largest of them, Cayuga Lake. Typically Cayuga is a known destination for trout anglers, but in the past two years this massive body of water has produced some giant largemouth bass. If you don’t know what to look for, unlocking it can be a daunting task for sure. But I’m going to show you what you need, where to go, how to present your baits, and even where to stay while you’re there, so that you’ll have an absolutely magical experience. Continue reading The Quickest Way To Catch a 20 Pound Sack At Cayuga Lake!
The inaugural ICAST Cup took place July 14th, 2015 on Lake Tohopekaliga, more commonly referred to as Lake Toho, and … Continue reading Top Ten finish at the Inaugural ICAST Cup at Lake Toho!
After an incredible trip to Lake Erie with Larry Mazur began this epic trip of gigantic smallmouth bass fishing (click … Continue reading Smallmouth Smack Down: Six Lakes in Six Weeks! Part II, Oneida Lake
In an earlier post I introduced the facts of Barometric Pressure (BP) as they relate to fishing, and offered some tips as to how it may relate to behavior and eating habits for bass in North America. Here in part 2 of that piece I’m going to detail how Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass relate to different BPs and their changes at my favorite body of water and frequent stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series and host to the second Bass Pro Shops Northern Open trail for 2015, the legendary Lake Oneida in Syracuse NY. Continue reading The Science of Barometric Pressure, Part II
I’ve been approached many times this year by people asking me different questions about how weather conditions impact fish behavior, … Continue reading How understanding the impact of Barometric Pressure on fish can help you catch more fish!
After a long cold winter in the Northeastern United States the ice is finally melting off most of the lakes in New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. With temperatures climbing near 80 on some sunny afternoons, it can be a great time to get on the water. Continue reading It pays to love a jerk!