The 2008 Elite Series presents tips and tricks from the pros. This is part two of a two part episode.
When Chad Griffin seemingly came from nowhere to claim his first Elite Series victory on New York's Oneida Lake, many fans wondered how a rookie could topple the biggest names in the sport on a body of water he had never seen before.
While fluorocarbon is relatively new to bass fishing, any serious bass angler worth his salt knows that topwaters and fluorocarbon don't mix.
Read how at the 2009 Elite Series final, Chad Griffin complemented a topwater popper with a grass jig of his own making and won the tournament.
In this article, you can read Chad Griffin's description of the subtleties that make a difference when pitching jigs around rock and wood.