Once again we have returned to the dog days of summer. The temperatures are high, and so is the humidity, but we aren’t going to let that stop us from enjoying the great outdoors. With weather like this, what better way to spend the day than knee deep in a cool, shaded creek with an ultralight in hand?
Creek fishing is an often overlooked or forgotten summer pastime across the South. Even the smallest creeks have potential for some serious days of fun fishing. I’ve been wading creeks with an ultralight rod for a number of years, and I have to say that is my favorite way to fish for bass. The fish aren’t always big, but fights on the ultralight are fun, and the fish seem to always be eager to bite.
Not many people fish small creeks, therefore many of these fish have never seen a lure. On a good day, it seems like every hole in the creek has...