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Smallmouth (Sturgeon Bay Wis.)

If there is one place you should never miss if you like easy to catch, non-stop action for 2-7 lb Smallmouth Bass (who doesn’t) it has to be Sturgeon Bay, Door County Wisconsin in the month of May! Similar to largemouth bass, smallmouth bass males build the nests and provide all the parental care. Spawning begins in May when water temperatures are above 55°F. Nests are built in shallower waters and are constructed in gravel, coarse sand, or rock bottom. Males attract a female and herd her […]

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