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Choosing The Right Lures to Catch Fall Bass

Choosing Lures for Fall Bass

By Ben Team

Falling temperatures cause bass to break their lethargic summer patterns and begin feeding aggressively.  Coincidentally, this is also the time of year when the baitfish populations are struggling to find cover, as the weeds and grass begin turning brown and dying.  These luresfactors often make fall – especially early fall — one of the most rewarding times to pull a lure through the water.   Select the right lures, and your arms will grow weary from dragging bass out of the lake all day. Continue reading Choosing The Right Lures to Catch Fall Bass

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Workin’ those Weed Beds

Largemouth Bass Love a Good Weed Bed

By Ben Team

A dense grove of aquatic plants provides bass with shade from the sweltering sun, protection from predators and oxygen for, large mouth basswell, breathing. But the benefits do not stop there; most weed beds also hold a variety of prey species, including minnows, sunfish, insects, turtles, rodents, frogs, salamanders and even smaller bass. With these factors in mind, it becomes easy to understand why bass spend so much time lurking amid tangled mats of vegetation. Continue reading Workin’ those Weed Beds

Tactics for Pressured Pond Bass

Stealth along the Shore: Covert Tactics for Pressured Pond Bass

By Ben Team

If you’re after wary pond bass, you had better be sneakier than they are. One of the most frustrating phenomena anglers face is the dreaded “high-pressure pond.”

Usually located in readily accessible areas near cities or suburbs, these small waters often hold plenty of bass – pond bass that are pond basssimply not interested in biting. You would never suspect the fish are hard to catch by looking at the pond, as rod-wielding people seem to dot the shoreline every time you drive by; but few of these anglers ever catch very many fish. Their constant presence all but ruins the bite. Continue reading Tactics for Pressured Pond Bass