smallmouth fishing

Ehrler's Summer Smallies

Ehrler's Summer Smallies

Brent Ehrler admits that his smallmouth experience has been limited to the summertime events he has fished during his years of professional bass tournaments. However, the California standout feels confident that he has these wily brown fish pretty well dialed in.

Jay Yelas Drop Shotting the Shad Shape Worm for Smallmouth

Jay Yelas Drop Shotting the Shad Shape Worm for Smallmouth

Over the years, the Yamamoto Shad Shape Worm has developed a reputation for being an outstanding bait for catching smallmouth bass.  While the Shad Shape Worm is an extremely effective offering for both largemouths and spotted bass, it is a must-have weapon in the arsenal of serious brown bass hunters.  FLW Touring Pro and Yamamoto National Team Member, Jay Yelas agrees.  “The Shad Shape Worm is my favorite for smallmouths and it’s a go-to drop shot bait for me.”