Smallmouth Bass

Leetsdale Borough, PA

40.5493° N, 80.2022° W

Clouser Minnow fly

This technique works by mimicking the natural movement of prey fish in rivers, which Smallmouth Bass are accustomed to feeding on. By using a lure that resembles a baitfish, you increase your chances of triggering their predatory instincts and enticing them to bite.

Launch your boat at the Leetsdale Borough boat launch and head to the rocky areas and rapids of the Ohio River. Look for areas where the water is moving swiftly over rocks and debris, as this is where Smallmouth Bass are known to congregate.

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