This week, I want to tell you a little about one jig application that is near and dear to my heart and an absolutely deadly way to catch brown bass right now!
Bill Lowen gives us tips on staying warm. The key words here are insulated and waterproof.
Dustin Wilks tells us how the key to catching winter bass is weather stability.
Greg Hackney gives tips on fishing with square bill crankbaits.
Mark Menendez gives tips on how to fish from a ledge.
When I think of smallmouth bass lures, I always start with the jig. It's all there, really. Everything you need to catch a brown bass can be found in that hunk of lead, strands of hair, rubber or silicone and a hook.
Jon Bondy was fishing tubes with a couple of clients for postspawn smallmouth in relatively shallow water, but one of his customers wasn't a very good angler and couldn't get the hang of it.
The idea was to catch spotted bass on topwater plugs back in the creeks. It's a traditional fall pattern on Martin and about as reliable as a fishing pattern can get.
Go on the Lake with B.A.S.S. pro Bink Desaro on Lake Caroline, Mississippi.
Go on the lake with B.A.S.S. pro Steve Daniel on Lake Mitchell, Alabama.
They know what a new bait will, and will not, do for them. And most importantly, they develop confidence that it will work.