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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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If you want to catch supersized smallmouth, you need to target them the right way

A lot of anglers view the 6-pound range as true trophy status for bronzebacks. It’s hard to argue against that logic, and if you want to join the exclusive club of folks who have caught a smallie in the 22-inch range, you have your work cut out for you. (Contributed photo)

A lot of fishermen dream of boating a true 6-pound smallmouth bass. A lot of those same anglers never will. Not only is a 22-inch bronzeback a rare specimen, but they also aren’t prone to suicidal feeding binges where anyone can catch them.
To land a personal-best smallmouth, you either have to get lucky, or you must make it your mission. The latter is a better bet, and it starts with identifying the best water on which to begin your search.

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