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WE WILL BECOMING UP TO ASH RIVER TRAIL THIS COMING WEEKEND. JUST WONDERING HOW THE SMALLMOUTH HAVE BEEN BITING?

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guts

Lots of anglers reporting catches of smallmouth, not heard of any big big guys yet but lots of 2# plus action. Shallow water near the rocks and rockpiles doing good. guts

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Dear bass pro, will be up the following week. last year we really did good on shallow water smallies. PLEASE post report after this weekend...if the fish are shallow , we found them under cork and crawler....killed them...thanks..muraider...p.s. most of our fish were on namakan...any reply?

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Thanks for the replys. We will be coming from Indiana 6-4-04 staying up there for one week. We caught smallies on Namaken and the river last year.

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Pikefisher

Between my buddy and I, we caught at least 6 4 plus #ers in Namakan

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Puppy Kicker

I caught a few nice ones last year, but you guys seem to be hitting them harder. What is the trick. I use a rapala and hit the shallows and get a few. Do you guys use jigs, or live bait? I will be up there in 1 week for a few days of R&R

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We've mainly been catching the smallies off of rocks dropping to about 7-10 feet of water. After that, the next best place for us was where the rocks met up with a shallow bay.

We use a multitude of lures, however the one that produced the most smallies for me was a Yozuri Suspending minnow. It has a black top, silver shiny side, and orange under belly. I use a lot of twitches on the retrieve. I believe you can't reel it in too slow.

That might help.

If you see a black crestliner with a grey 200HP yamaha, give a wave.

Good luck.

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