If you are having a hard time getting bites, fish with baits you are comfortable with. Use a bait you have confidence in. A confident angler is a better angler
If your throwing a soft jerkbait and getting short bites, try putting on a treble trailer hook. Use a small piece of tubing or a rubber band. You can either let the hook hang free or just stick the bait just enough to hold the hook. This tactic should provide you with a hook-up.
In Minnesota, where bass fishing is closed until late May to protect the spawn we have a different starting point then our southern fishing brethren. Pre-spawn is a time when fishing is fast and furious, and fish in this stage can be found and targeted even in early June, if you know where to look. Read More…