When confronted with fishing muddy water and you want a bait the fish can key in on. Try fishing a ½ ounce spinnerbait with a #4 or #4 ½ size gold Colorado single blade. The Colorado really sends out a large amount of vibration and makes the bait easier to find. Pair that up with a yellow/black skirt and you have a deadly muddy water combination.
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.
Dropshot twitch and stop. The payoff motion on the dropshot can be very subtle. After shaking it around some, let it go still and then gently raise the lure with the most subtle little shake, shake, shake and stop completely. Let the lure go completely still. Be patient with this and you will be amazed Read More…