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Smallmouth Bass, The American Classic

Presented by Joseph Cornwall


They evolved right here in the Midwest!  For centuries the smallmouth black bass has been considered an American treasure by fly fishers and hardware specialists alike.  What you probably havenít been told, however, is that the smallmouth bass isnít an 8Ē fish best sought with a 4wt rod and size 8 wooly bugger!  Big fish are available closer than you think!


There are more than 29,100 miles of rivers and streams in Ohio.  More than 90,000 miles in Kentucky!  This under-fished water is an opportunity just waiting for the right techniques and the right patterns.  Join us for an evening of surprises as local fly fishing fanatic and award-winning author Joe Cornwall shares secrets of success for Midwest bronze.  Youíll learn which patterns are hot, what tackle youíll need, and which seasonal opportunities give you the best chance at a memorable day on the water.   Donít miss this chance to expand your fishing opportunities!  See what youíve been missing in your own back yard!  


This is a 90 minute presentation and requires a computer projector with VGA graphics capability and an appropriate screen. A fly tying demonstration will be included upon request.  To book this presentation for your next club meeting or event, please click here.  The program cost is $300 plus actual expenses.  For FFF Affiliate clubs and select 501(c)3 Non-Profit organizations the fee is reduced to $250.

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