You’re sure to enjoy visiting Lake of the Woods for smallmouth fishing! Bass season is open all year round: however, it is catch-and-release only during the month of June.
Pound for pound the gamest fighter to be found, smallmouth bass have thrived in Ontario’s north woods lakes and are readily available to anglers. This species is a real thrill for the light-tackle enthusiast and an excellent fish for catch-and-release fishing, as they have no teeth to tackle with.
Best Fishing Methods to Catch Smallmouth Bass:
- Casting or fly fishing using 4 – 6 pound test line
Other Recommended Tackle:
- Mepps 1, 2 or 3 with bucktail
- Number 7 Rapala
- Small crankbait
- Mister Twister
- Artificial night crawler
- Small Daredevle
- Rebel crawfish