"I am going to give you a secret. The secret is…there are no secret lures to throw during and after the water turns over. This year, a week before the thermocline disappeared, I was catching bass on a Strike King 6XD in 15 feet of water. Now, I am catching them on a 5XD in 10-12 feet of water, just a couple hundred yards from where I was. So if the bass were chewing on crank baits before, they will probably still bite one now. The same applies to your jigs, drop shots, swim baits, ned rigs, etc. "
Jig Trailers are essential when jig fishing for bass. Without the trailer, the jig doesn't resemble a real life bait. The right trailer depends on selecting the right action. Match the hatch. Pair the lure's action with water and fishing conditions. Know when to use a zoom chunk, rage craw, or grub.Continue reading