Sunday, May 5, 2013

Impromptu Bronzebacks

Timing is everything.  And as of late, my struggles to get that timing right have resulted in me being stood up on my last 4 dates with Big Red.  The Eastern Shore can be so unforgiving to some, but my persistence will be rewarded... eventually.

This weekend, between bleach, caulk, birthdays, leafy gutters, weed, and mommy-daddy time, I found a couple of hours to look for smallies on the near by James River.

I muttered profanities at the wind on several occasions, but the elation of connecting with quality smallmouth overshadowed that quickly.

In two and a half hours I managed 6 smallies.  
19.25", 19", 16", 15", 13", 12"
All on a white/chartreuse spinnerbait tossed around current breaks.


  1. Quality bronzebacks Rob - looking to do a little smallie chasing myself.

    1. Thanks, Chuck. It's definitely a good time of year to do it on the James.
      Go for it!

  2. Great write up man! Yes, the ES pursuit will pay off soon!

  3. Good deal Rob, way to turn the other cheek and go another direction!


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