Tips for early spring largemouth bass fishing 1 to 4 weeks after a lake thaws out after the winter freeze. Look for shallow coves or bays that are protected from the wind, with dark bottoms, located in the north, west, or northwest corners of the lake. These Coves and Bays will be the first to warm up, because they receive the most sunlight at this time of year. In these areas insect activity will begin earlier, which will attract baitfish, which in turn, will attract BASS!
The drop shot is a rig that every bass fisherman should know how to tie and fish. It is truly one of the greatest fishing techniques ever invented. There are many different ways to make a drop shot rig. This detailed article will break down the different components that are used to make a drop shot rig and help explain why you would choose one of another. If you are not familair with drop shotting, the basic concept is to allow you to suspend a soft plastic lure while maintaining contact with the bottom.
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One of the most important factors you can determine is if bass are looking for a “vertical” or “horizontal” presentation? When you can identify this one piece of the puzzle quickly, the rest will fall into place easier.
At the very least if you only get the “vertical/horizontal” preference determined, you’ll be 50% more productive while you are out fishing.
So you spent the weekend reading about an interesting new fishing technique that’s all the rave on the bass fishing tournament trail. You go to your local tackle shop, pick up all the components necessary, call your buddy and head out on the lake. Your friend decides to stick with the technique that he’s used to, while you rig up the new one and begin to try to fish it.
Shimano, Daiwa, Bass pro shops, the rod manufactures are endless. So how do you pick the right rod for you, the consumer? Here is the biggest key to rod buying, “Get something that is comfortable for you, the individual“. Just because Kevin Van Dam uses a certain manufacture’s rods doesn’t mean that those rods will work for you. It basically comes down to experimentation and finding out what’s comfortable in your hands.