Land of the giants: Fooling fall big 'uns

Days are growing shorter and temperatures are trending downward, so bass know it’s time to fill their bellies and pack on the weight that’ll get them through winter’s forthcoming lean period. Check out what these Bassmaster Elite Series anglers have to say about engaging fall whoppers.

As you will see, there’s more than one way to skin this cat. The pros choose a variety of lures and use them in myriad situations to target giant fish in autumn. These next couple months may offer you the best opportunity to catch a personal best, so take good notes before heading to the water’s edge. Remember, it’s pretty simple to catch a bunch of dinks, but who wants more little fish? If you are after a bass that will make your heart race, you need to be focused on the task.

Editor's note: Land of the Giants Fall | Winter | Summer