When you pitch or flip a real heavy slip sinker — something that weighs an ounce or better – the bass tend to grab the weight first.
Another thing that every good flippin’ jig has is a heavy, stiff weedguard, and it should always lay right over the hook point.
I struggle with the definition of a swim jig because, really, you can swim any jig you want. All you have to do is raise your rod tip and crank fast.
Jigs aren’t all that expensive in the grand scheme of things, but they do cost money. There’s no reason to buy a bunch of them that won’t work for what you do when you go fishing.
This week Greg Hackney shares a story about one of the really fine young professional anglers fishing B.A.S.S.: Justin Lucas.
The weekend gets started at the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels.
There are a few myths about pro anglers, especially at the Elite Series level, that I think should be mentioned.
I’m going to make selections based on value, pros with low ownership percentages combined with high probabilities of doing well.
I’ve only been to California three times, but during those trips I absolutely fell in love with the place.