smallmouth bass

Nashville

36.1826° N, 86.7266° W

Clouser Minnow fly

Smallmouth bass are a sought-after game fish in this area because they fight hard and are known for their acrobatic jumps when hooked. They can be found in many of the rivers and streams around Nashville and are often caught using fly fishing techniques.

To fish for smallmouth bass in this area, launch your boat at the Shelby Park Boat Ramp located at 1900 Davidson St, Nashville, TN 37206. From there, navigate to likely holding spots for smallmouth bass such as rocky areas or submerged logs and use the Clouser Minnow fly lure with a stripping retrieve and gentle rod tip twitches to entice strikes.

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