jig fishing for bass

3 Jig Fishing For Bass Modifications You Need To Know

Jig fishing for bass is a classic fish-catching method. Heeding the advice of pro anglers, lure manufacturers have designed jigs you can take right out of the package and catch bass. However, some pros still prefer tinkering with jigs to improve the lure’s design and hook-setting capabilities. Jig Fishing For Bass Tweaks Quality jigs usually are equipped with strong, dependable …

Fishing Shallow And Deep For Hot Water Bass

When summer heat causes the shallows to feel like bath water, many anglers are inclined to probe offshore structure in search of hot water bass. However some bass remain shallow no matter how hot it gets as long as the fish have plenty of cover.  Even when water temperatures top the 90-degree mark, bass stay in thin water on lakes …

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How To Fish Cold, Clear Water For Big Bass

Winter can be an extremely tough time to catch bass, especially on turbid water lakes. Fortunately our country is blessed with cold, clear water reservoirs that have some outstanding wintertime fishing. Here’s a look at some tactics for catching bass from clear water reservoirs that remain ice-free throughout the winter. Fishing Cold Clear Water In The Winter During early and …

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6 Ways To Rig Hog Style Creature Baits

Hog style creature baits like the Karl’s Amazing Baits Gator Hawg and the Zoom Brush Hog used to be one of the most popular bass fishing bait styles in the game. They feature a slim profile, flapping arms, and a curly tail – all things that attract bass big time. In the last few years, however, they’ve been overshadowed slightly …

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Winter Bass Fishing Tips: What, When, And Why!

Winter, a word that almost every avid bass angler dreads…almost. Winter bass fishing marks the end of a phenomenal bite when the fish were pushed up in the shallows, chasing baitfish and putting the feedbag on. Now, these fish are moving into their wintertime haunts offshore, and preparing for colder weather. While many anglers are storing their boats for the winter …

3 Tips To Catch A Trophy Bass This Fall

Late winter and early spring are usually the best times to catch bass when heavyweight female bass laden with eggs move shallower in preparation for the spawn. However, the biggest trophy bass I ever caught on my home waters of Lake of the Ozarks was during a Thanksgiving weekend tournament. I was fortunate to win the tournament’s big bass pot …

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When Should I Change My Bass Lures?

Experience mainly helps anglers decided when they need to change bass lures or patterns. There are certain factors such as weather and water conditions that also determine when to make a change. Sometimes it even depends on what part of a lake or river you are fishing. Basic Switching Bass Lures Rules If I am fishing with a plastic worm …