Drop Shot Vs. Shaky Head: A Finesse Fishing Battle Royale

Dropshot and shaky heads are two of the most effective finesse tactics for bass fishing present lures differently but produce similar results. A shaky head jig and a drop-shot rig both catch lots of bass on pressured waters but present lures differently in the water column. Here’s a look at when and where to use each finesse tactic on your …

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Finesse Fishing 101: Mastering Finesse Bass Fishing Techniques

Some bass anglers disdainfully refer to finesse fishing as fishing with a “sissy stick,” because finesse fishing frequently requires lighter tackle than the power fishing tactics they use. However, there is nothing sissy about the loads of bass you can catch relying on finesse fishing techniques. Fishing power tactics with fast-moving or big, bulky lures, thick line and heavy-action baitcast …