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Freshwater Fishing News provides information about freshwater fishing in North America, including news, events, tips and techniques, fish identification, species overviews, and more.

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Small Lake Fishing Techniques

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Small lakes, reservoirs, and other impoundments are common throughout North America. These waterways offer a variety of fishing experiences for anglers of all ages. Small lakes are often home to black bass, panfish,... READ MORE

Yellowstone River Smallmouth Bass


In February 2022, an angler caught a smallmouth bass while fishing on the Gardner River at its confluence with the Yellowstone River, just outside of Yellowstone National Park. Smallmouth bass... READ MORE