Best Bass Tips: Secrets of Successful Lure Fishing

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Best Bass Tips is an indispensable guide to catching America's number one sport fish. Whether you're after largemouth, smallmouth, or spotted bass, veteran angler and outdoor writer Steve Price gives you all the information you need to put fish on the line. You'll discover how to locate bass, improve your topwater success, use spinnerbaits and buzz baits, develop jig awareness, and much more. Learn how to vary your lure fishing techniques to ...
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Overview

Best Bass Tips is an indispensable guide to catching America's number one sport fish. Whether you're after largemouth, smallmouth, or spotted bass, veteran angler and outdoor writer Steve Price gives you all the information you need to put fish on the line. You'll discover how to locate bass, improve your topwater success, use spinnerbaits and buzz baits, develop jig awareness, and much more. Learn how to vary your lure fishing techniques to catch more and bigger bass. (6 X 9, 144 pages, b&w photos, diagrams)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781585920815
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: A Falcon Guide Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication v
Acknowledgments v
Introduction vii
Chapter 1 How to Locate Bass 1
Bass by the Numbers 1
Choosing a Tributary 3
Locating Bass with Water Color 6
Chapter 2 Improving Your Crankbait Fishing 11
Speed Reeling 11
Ten Tips for Deep Cranking 13
Why You Need Lipless Crankbaits 17
Power Cranking through Shallow Brush 20
Crankbaiting in Winter 23
Advanced Jerkbait Tactics 26
Cranking Those Endless Flats 29
Cranking Those Huge California Swim Baits 32
Chapter 3 Using Spinnerbaits and Buzz Baits 37
How to Choose a Spinnerbait 37
How to Slow-roll a Spinnerbait 40
Fast-Rolling in Deep Water 43
Ripping Deep Water for Big Bass 45
Fishing Spinnerbaits after Dark 47
Understanding Buzz Bait Versatility 51
Buzzing Bluffs 53
Don't Overlook the In-Line Spinners 56
Chapter 4 Using Soft Plastics 61
Finding Bass with Soft Plastics 61
How to Finesse a Boat Dock 64
Gaining Confidence in the Carolina Rig 67
Split-Shotting, Drop-Shotting, and Dead-Sticking 71
Weird, Wonderful Wacky Worms 75
More Versatile Grub Fishing 77
Fishing Floating Worms and Rats 80
Using Monster Worms and Plastic Jerkbaits 84
Power Tubes 87
Chapter 5 Having Fun with Topwaters 91
Ten Tips for Better Topwater Success 91
Should You Be Noisy or Quiet? 96
How to Wobble up a Bass 99
Fishing Shallow in Summer 101
Twitching Tactics 105
Old Reliables: Zara Spooks and Jitterbugs 107
Chapter 6 Learning to Use Jigs 111
Developing Jig Awareness 111
Fishing Jigs in Heavy Grass 115
Ultra-Deep Jigging 118
Fishing the Fly 'N Rind 121
Jigging in Current 123
How and When to Swim a Jig 126
Index 131
About the Author 135
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