My name is Benjamin Nowak, a Michigan-based angler who loves to target big smallmouth and largemouth on northern waters. I also have a YouTube channel with ~26,000 subscribers, where I share my fishing tips and trips.
When targeting early post-spawn bass, one of my favorite techniques is fishing outside grass lines near deep water. With fish moving off of beds and out towards summer time holes, outside grass lines provide them an easy stopping point... Read More
Lake Huron is currently running behind “normal” annual patterns for the lake. Fish are currently in a prespawn funk before they move up to beds.
There are a few fish on bed near shallow boulder fields that are very big... Read More
Houghton Lake in late May/Early June will have a mixture of spawning and post-spawn fish depending on moon phase and water temperatures. Typically when I'm fishing around fish in multiple stages of the spawn, I like to target the... Read More
One of my favorite patterns on Wiggins during the summer time is throwing a worm or dragging a texas rigged bait in offshore grass.
Target deep water humps and channel swings (ledges) where fish will setup to ambush bluegills and bait... Read More
Fish tend to group up in offshore grass near the channel swings during the post spawn. This is a stopping point for fish as they move out of spawning areas and back towards the deeper water areas that they... Read More
The East Arm of Hubbard tends to hold the best concentration of a mix of bedding smallmouth and prespawn/spawning areas for fish to set up. With a large flat on the northern section of the east arm, the fish... Read More
Fish are in full blown spawning mode. One of the main areas that fish tend to spawn on Lancer is around dock posts and other shallow hard cover. Look for docks at the backs of pockets with large... Read More