Smallmouth swim in premier rivers and stillwaters throughout the West, though most anglers tend to overlook them. In this definitive guide to bass tactics, rigs, patterns, and best places to fish, Williams shares his top tips and techniques for catching these perfect fly-rod fish, along with advice on carp and panfish.
Features the best smallmouth bass rivers, lakes, and streams throughout the Western United States
Reveals important details about the smallmouth life cycle
Introduces readers to the best smallmouth bass flies for every Western state
Includes 280 full-color photos, with over 60 photos of fly patterns