Smallmouth bass is a a popular freshwater game fish in North America. Smallmouths are in the sunfish family. This fish can grow up to 12 pounds and 27 inches in length and is found in most tropical and temperate regions of North America. While the smallmouth bass can be found across North America, they are not as widespread as the largemouth bass. Smallmouth bass are also called bronze bass, brown bass, or smallie.
The smallmouth bass fish is one of the hardest fighting freshwater species, highly sought after by anglers in North America.
Here are our favorite American made freshwater fishing rods for catching small mouth bass.