A lot of anglers never consider throwing a crankbait in the middle of wood cover, simply because they think they will lose their crankbait. I can tell you if you fish it properly, you can fish timber with a crankbait. All you have to do is take your time fishing it through the mazes of branches. If you feel your bait crawling through the wood but then suddenly it gets hung up, just stop your bait and give it some slack, most of the time the bait will float right up out of the cover. You will find that a lot of fish do not see these lures in the kind of cover, so you will catch a lot of fish that other anglers are not catching.
Many people relate ice out to the spring, but there are times throughout the winter when lakes and ponds will freeze over and then ice out repeatedly. If you like pond hoping, finding open water can sometimes tell you exactly where the bass are in the winter. I big misconception about bass is that the Read More…
To me the most productive and exciting summer bassin’ I know of is Nighttime Jitterbuggin’ on my favorite lake. Sometimes the strike is just a sip of the plug off the surface and other times the violence of the strike will propel the bass 3 feet into the air. This is easy, just cast and retrieve with a steady pace. No stop and go, and no buzzin’, we want this lure to look like a little mammal swimming home from his girlfriend’s. Slow and steady is the key.