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Suspending Jerk Baits


When fishing suspending jerk baits in the spring, most baits require some tuning before they will work effectively. Most suspending baits will actually float to the surface when taken out of the package. A simple solution to this problem is the application of “suspend dots or strips”. They can be order through most bass fishing equipment catalogs and are not expensive. Simply apply the stick-on led strips or dots until your bait suspends at the desired depth range. I would recommend testing these baits in a pool (if available) or a bathtub to ensure proper placement of the led. You may have to play around with the amount of led and placement to get the bait to suspend and fish properly, but it is definitely worth taking the time out to do so. It can really make a big difference when fishing for suspending bass