largemouth and smallmouth fighting Bass attraction.
More and more American and Canadian anglers are pursuing largemouth
bass. The main reason: bass fishing is exciting. Once you experience
the head-shaking leap of a Largemouth you will be back for more. Another
of our sportier freshwater fish the Smallmouth is well known for its
fighting stamina and astounding leaping ability.
Largemouth bass are found in the southern reaches of Canada from the
Maritimes through Quebec and Ontario to B.C. They can be taken with
almost any common live bait and artificial baits like the Hula Popper
which incite ferocious strikes and thrilling displays of jumping fish.
Record: 10 lbs. 8 ounces.
bass stake out different water than largemouths and their habitat extends
further to the north. They can be found in rocky and sandy areas of
lakes and rivers in moderately shallow water. The smallmouth will respond
to plastic baits, spinners and controlled depth diving jigs and plugs.
Both bait casting and spinning techniques are effective. Canadian
Record: 9 lbs. 13.5 ounces.
out Canada's Bass fishing adventures in the provinces or territorries
The smallmouth bass gets its name because the rear end of its
lower jaw does not extend past the eye, while the lower jaw of
a largemouth does. On a light line, the smallmouth is a spectacular
battler, often jumping repeatedly and diving down into the depths.
The average length for a smallmouth bass ranges between 10 and