Personal best Smallmouth Bass for Jeff!

Dave and a nice NY Smallie
Jeffs PB Smallie. What a perfect fish this was

Opening weekend for Musky in Northern NY! Repeat clients Dave (Washington DC) and Jeff came out for 2 days of Musky and Bass fishing. We were lucky enough to be able to travel around the rivers in Daves amazing jet boat!

As soon as we entered the main river Dave got a very solid grab and hook up. We were fishing a 6 inch red and yellow deceiver. This was Daves first shot at a Musky on the fly and he did an amazing job. Unfortunately due to a change in swivel clip size by me, the fish came unglued. We had the fish at the boat and just before netting everything unplugged. The line, leader and clip were all there, but the snap was bent out of shape by the 36″ Musky. Dave had a great attitude about it and we moved on in search of another.

We decided to take off on foot to a river holding some giant spring SMBs. I fished this section a couple weeks earlier and had an absolutely amzaing day! Dave landed a really nice fish and Jeff put his biggest smb in the net. This was probably the biggest one I’ve ever been in on! What a fish, and what a fun weekend with two great anglers!