5 Bass Lures You Should Be Throwing This Spring

The spring months are the best time to find trophy bass swimming near the shoreline. From the prespawn period to the post-spawn, these five lures cover your bases as the bass transition from staging prespawn locations in deep water up to the shallow bedding grounds later in the spring. The chitter-chatter from a bladed jig will annihilate prespawn bass when …

Prespawn Largemouth Bass Tips From A Pro Angler: 4 Baits You Need To Throw

Prespawn fishing is the best time of the season to target big bass. Largemouth are at their seasonal heaviest, swimming in shallow water, and seem to be more interested than usual in hyper aggressively attacking fishing lures.   In the video above, touring bass angler, all-star dad, and friend of the program, Brian Latimer breaks down some his favorite baits for …

How To Use Red Z-Man Chatterbaits To Crush Spring Bass

Bass fishing turns red hot when spring water temperatures rise above 50 degrees. The warming weather puts bass into the prespawn mode, which triggers appetites and kicks off the annual road trip towards the shallow spawning grounds. Around the same time, crawfish are emerging from rocks, mucky bottoms, and other wintering areas, and if the nutrient-rich crawfish aren’t careful, they …

Breaking Down the Z-Man Chatterbait Freedom CFL

There are plenty of baits that offer flash and vibration, but many can be limiting when it comes to target depth. The Chatterbait Freedom CFL from Z-Man lets you cover any part of the water column you want. The folks at Freedom Tackle and Z-Man teamed up to create an amazing chatterbait, with Z-Man contributing the stainless steel ChatterBlade that …

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3 Great Lures For Fishing In Muddy Water

Spring runoff, and thus fishing in muddy water, is a necessary part of the hydro-logic cycle. It recharges aquifers, raises water levels, and provides the nutrients necessary for productive fisheries. It also creates some tough fishing conditions – as high sediment loads muddy up the water making it extremely difficult for bass to track your baits. In today’s fast paced …