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Upper Missouri River

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Species

Smallmouth Bass

Season

Summer (Current)
2 Fishing Reports
2 Followers

Upper Missouri River Overview

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Top Techniques Reported for Smallmouth Bass + Summer

Ned Rigs
  1. Ned Rigs
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Total Fishing Reports
2
Top Species Reported for Summer
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Fishing Reports

2 Reports on Upper Missouri River

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    • Species

      Smallmouth Bass

    • Season

      Summer

    • Technique

      Ned Rigs

    • Structure

      Rip Rap

    • Forage

      Minnows

    • Water Temperature

      62°

    The smallmouth were in the middle of/just wrapped up spawning from what I could tell. It was a little tougher than usual because of that I think, but was able to find some on the rocks. They were very finicky. The bites I got they were just pecking at it and did not want to commit, hence why I was throwing the ned. I tried flipping the rocks as well as going up and down the river to flip island heads/backwaters/fast banks/sandbars, but didn't have as much luck there. Overall okay day, but was fun running the river, water levels were great so made it easy to get around.
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    2/25/24

    • Species

      Smallmouth Bass

    • Season

      Spring (Pre-Spawn)

    • Technique

      Damiki Rig

    • Structure

      Ledges

    • Forage

      Minnows

    • Water Temperature

      38°

    Found a school of fish on a deep ledge casting a dimiki rig and midstrolling it back to the boat!

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