Where else can you catch a Smallmouth that is longer than your forearm?.
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Trophy-size Smallmouth bass are in abundance in the Niagara and Lake Erie region during the month of May. Anglers from around the world come here to catch the monsters.
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In the shallows, the Smallmouths were biting on jigs.
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The lower Niagara River is easily accessible from the Buffalo, New York, airport. It’s on the United States/Canada border, so anglers can technically catch fish in two countries with two casts…
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…which happens fairly frequently, given the great numbers.
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Not a bad Smallmouth considering that we had hardly left the Buffalo docks.
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Where else can you catch a Smallmouth that is longer than your forearm?
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Like most fish, habitat plays a significant part in the color of a smallmouth. The ones we caught ranged in color from light green to almost black.
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Mark Davis lays out for a big smallmouth.
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At most other lakes, 6- or 7-pound Smallmouths are prize-winners. In the Niagara region, we caught two 7-pounders before lunchtime.
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If anglers want a break from Smallmouth, the King Salmon bite too.
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Even when you’re trolling and heading in for the day, you can catch trout–some pushing 20-pounds or more.

For Smallmouth action, there’s nowhere better than the Niagara in May.

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