When using fish attractant with tubes, insert a piece of cotton, or packing foam through the bottom, and push it to the top of the tube, before rigging Texas style. Once the hook is inserted it will hold the “scent holding” material. Now scent can be applied inside the tube, and it will hold much longer. To help in this process, use something like Kodiak’s Crawfish Paste which comes in an injector, but don’t over fill the tube, as a little will last a long time.
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.
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 Read More…
Black Buzz Baits fished early in the morning as the sun starts to rise is an awesome way to start the day. I feel the Black stands out better in the low light. If you are not getting a bite on a whiter or yellow give the black skirt a try and hold on tight