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Swimbaits for spawning bass

Swimbaits can be magnets for spawning fish when you can't visibly see them.

Matt Arey uses a Lunkerhunt Fetch Swimbait to make angry spawning bass reveal their locations. Photo by Dalton Tumblin

Many anglers score big in springtime by visually sight fishing for spawning bass. However, few in number are the anglers who can find and pick off bedding bass that are too deep or in water too murky to be seen. Some of those few compete on the Bassmaster Elite Series. They employ a variety of ingenious strategies to catch invisible spawners that other anglers never pester.