Meet James Smiley


James Smiley Fishing

Thank you for browsing the website of James Smiley. James has competed in various professional tournaments, multi-media activities, and regularly is involved in charity and kids' work.  James is blessed to have worked with some of the industry’s finest brands including Bass Pro Shop, Toyota, Lucky Craft, Berkley, and Abu Garcia.

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Early Summer - Time to Cover Water

Posted by admin on June 8, 2014

Toledo6lber.jpgIn the post-spawn to early summer, this is the time for you power fisherman to get excited and start covering lots of water. The bass are on the move away from spawning area and starting toward their summertime hangouts. The biggest fish are...

2013 Lucky Craft New Baits

Posted by admin on August 14, 2012

ScreenHunter_03_Aug._14_23.46.jpgCheck out the new 2013 Lucky Craft colors and new baits.  Get this exclusive look at all the new products coming out.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Summertime Topwater Fishing

Posted by admin on July 18, 2012

MGX_LC2.jpgIts mid-year and just about every fishery in the United States is in Summer Pattern now.  Up North, you might be in late post-spawn and down South you're Summer time bite is getting good.  No matter where you're at, early summer fishing can provide some of the best topwater action of the year.  The water is warm enough so the fish are active all over the lake; especially at first light.  The bass' metabolism is running on high and fish must eat aggressively to stay healthy throughout the summer.

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James has won more than 30 tournaments and is now residing in Texas.  When residing on the West Coast, James had his heart set on competing on the pro circuit at one point in life and made a run at it between 2007 and 2010.  Follow James via "social media" below.

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