Bass Fishing Tackle – Which to use and why

Spinner bait is designed to resemble the natural food source of the bass such as minnows and they work great in murky waters because they are so flashy. When you’re searching for versatility, Senkos are your best choice. Fishing tubes will work best when fishing around docks, piers, bridges and other structure because they will get the attention of the bass, without getting hung up as easily as other types of lures.

Basic Information

All of the different bass species are popular but the largemouth bass seems to be the favorite of many anglers because they can grow to some amazing sizes. They are a powerful fish that strike aggressively and put up a fight that you won’t soon forget. They’re a tough fish to catch but that’s one of the reasons they’re so much fun. Regardless of which bass species you’re seeking out you need the right tackle to be successful.

After gathering together all of your gear and tackle it’s time to head out to the water. In order to make sure your fishing adventure ends successfully, you need to always follow the safety rules. Whether you go out on a boat or fish from the shoreline, being around water can be dangerous if you’re not careful. For this reason, always pay attention to what’s going on around you.

Don’t go fishing in bad weather and if a storm moves in while you’re out on the water, call it a day and head home. No one should be on the water during a storm. When going out on your bass fishing boat, obey all the safety rules that apply to boating and make sure your life vest and other equipment is in good working order.

You should also dress appropriately and it’s recommended that you don’t go fishing alone. Not only can it be more fun and exciting when you have a partner, it can be safer too. Lastly, follow all of the rules and regulations that apply to bass fishing in your area and have a great time reeling in those bass.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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