Mike Mladenik: Recognized as one of the top smallmouth bass experts in North America, Mike Mladenik and his clients have boated over 100,000 smallmouth with 4,000 over five pounds with the largest smallmouth to date a 7lb 9oz. behemoth. Mike’s been guiding for over 30 years in Northern Wisconsin but his expertise spans the bounty of rivers, reservoirs and lakes throughout North America. Few guides spend as much quality time with their clients, coaching them to catch more and bigger fish. Besides being a full time fishing guide Mike has an on-line television show “Fishing With Mike Mladenik”. The show offers its viewers educational, professional and entertaining 5-10 minute segments that catch and hold their attention. His on-line newsletter is sent out every week and has videos, fishing reports, fishing tips, fishing articles and much more. You can also find his videos on his YouTube channel: smguide1. Mike is a contributing author to many national and regional publications and he has authored ten fishing books and publishes an annual tabloid publication. He also owns HC Baits which manufactures quality topwater lures for largemouth and smallmouth bass and he is sought after by numerous fishing tackle manufacturers for both product development and promotion.