theBASSguys Sport Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, stripers, pike theBASSguys Apparel Store

 

Call theBASSguys   Phone No. 201-289-2462

       Write theBASSguys  fishing@thebassguys.com

Facebook   Twitter Youtube Videos


theBASSguys fish for smallmouth bass with crank biats and soft plastic worms and tubes.

WE WORK CRANK BAITS AND SOFT PLASTICS FOR SMALLMOUTH BASS

Click the image for an enlarged view

  • This rock should be under 12 feet of water
  • Getting ready to drag boat 150 ft to the water
  • Looking at 150 ft hike to the water. Just a reminder that after walking down a long hill to get to the reservoir you have to walk back up again! Dragging a boat back up hill from the water is not fun.
  • Rock ledge we caught most of the fish off of.
  • Working our way South to the Point
  • One of the Smallmouth bass Dan caught
  • Pete getting ready to boat a Smallmouth
  • Pete's fish breaking water. That;s our portable Humminbird fish finder you see.
  • Looking West
  • Nice crank bait, but no fish caught with it
  • Another Westerly view
  • Another one of Dan's Smallmouth Bass
  • Wind is really picking up here
  • 2 ft mark, 66 degree water
  • Nomally, the water is up to the tree line!
  • Another Dan Smallmouth
  • MANUFACTURERS... We can put your sport fishing products in front of thousands of targeted eyeballs for a fraction of the cost you would normally spend to do this!

LOCATION: Ashokan Reservoir, NY

SMALLMOUTH BASS FISHING TRIP

Air Temp: average 61 degrees
Water Temp: average 66 degrees 
Fish caught: Smallmouth Bass
Water Quality: very clear
Lures: no live bait was used, all fish were caught and released on artificial bait... plastic worms, tubes

Rods: 6.6 fast tip to 7.0 foot medium light spinning rods.
Reels: Spinning Reels
Line: 6 lb to 8 lb mono, 15lb braid with 12lb fluro leader

We usually hit this reservoir every year without fail in September in anticipation of the Smallmouth Bass coming up out of the deep water to feed in preparation for the long winter to come.

As in past trips here we try several different lures (metal, plastics, crank baits) and tackle combinations on this water to see what works the best overall. And after numerous casts and bait changes we found the Smallmouth preferred soft plastics. You just never know what they are going to go for so bring a selection to cover your bases.

Note the extreme low water level and the distance to it from our boats that we had to deal with. This reservoir has a history of low water during this time of the year so we were not surprised. Dragging the boats over these rocks is something you have to contend with but it is worth it due to the volume of fish that can be caught here from a boat.

 

theBASSguys is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.


We Promote Fishing Lures, Rods, Reels, Line & Boat Equipment

Meet theBASSguys Team Members

theBASSguys Team Dan

theBASSguys Team Pete

theBASSguys Team AL

theBASSguys Team Dennis

Canyon Reels  High Roller Lures  KastKing Rods & Reels
RETURN HOME     ABOUT US    OUR VISITOR STATS    MEDIA KIT    LINK PARTNERS    PRIVACY POLICY    CONTACT US   Facebook   Twitter   Youtube Videos
 

Contact Us:

theBASSguys
816 Lancaster Rd
Ridgefield, NJ 07657

Resources:

Fishing Forecast by Lake
Fishing Line Hooks
Fishing Line Knots
Freshwater Rigs
Lake Condtions
River & Ocean Tides


Subscribe to theBASSguys List
Anglers, would you like to be notified when we post our latest field trip... Subscribe to our list and be the first

Total Pageviews counter To Date
  Copyright © 2016 theBASSguys.com ®All rights reserved.