One of the toughest parts frog bass fishing is letting the fish take the lure long enough before setting the hook. The Go To Froggy by CJ Bass Custom Lures has a large 5/0 Mustad Ultra Point Hook which remains exposed and in the upright position every cast. This lures unique design not only makes it virtually weedless, it eliminates the pause before the hook set, for the fish will hook itself. These frogs are approximately 3 inches in length and are easily swallowed by fish of all sizes. Each frog features glass rattles, silicone skirts, and a hand-painted body. Whether fishing open water, grass, hardwood, or any type of vegetation, the go to froggy is your bait when you need the weight!
Spinnerbaits and smallmouth bass go hand in hand, there is nothing like burning a spinnerbait just under the water and a 4-pound smallmouth coming up and crushing it. Burning spinnerbaits is a great technique on lake Erie smallmouth. Speed is the key to catching big smallmouth, you can’t reel a spinnerbait to fast for a smallmouth to chase it down and eat it. You have to reel pretty fast so the bass does not get a real good look at it. I also think it is the speed that makes the smallmouth want to chase it and take the lure. With this technique you can fish it in 5 foot of water or 15 foot of water.
All anglers should carry different styles of tube heads for their tube baits when bass fishing. Each style of tube head falls a little bit different through the water column. On different days fish want your bait to fall different ways, so always be prepared for any condition you may face. Also, make sure you Read More…
If you want to give bass a different look while using a buzz bait, try replacing the skirt with a tube or even a soft, plastic minnow bait. This will give the buzz bait a more minnow-like apperance and should give you a few more strikes. just remember to hang on!