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How to Present and Retrieve Crayfish Flies

Match the hatch to land bigger bronzebacks; from the article "Smallmouths a la Carte" in the August-September 2022 issue.

Smallmouth bass clearly love to corral and feed on minnows and other small bait fish, but there are many other types of prey on the menu. Matching the hatch according to the local forage base will not only earn you more hookups—it ’s the key to landing truly large bass.

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