TOP SECRET BASS FISHING TIPS THAT
ALMOST TAKE THE SPORT OUT OF
BASS FISHING

By

Karin Manning
 
Copyright © 2006 

To be at the top of every pro bass fishing tournament you need to know more about bass than probably you know about your wife. If you are happy to be an amateur bass fisherman who occasionally catches a fish then continue doing what you are doing.

However, if you are anxious to become a better bass fisherman and to be a serious competitor in pro bass fishing tournaments (and have a huge trophy bass mounted on your wall) then you need these top pro bass fishing tips and techniques up your sleeve.

Different bass fishing locations will have different weather conditions. You need to use the best tools for the current weather conditions so that you can fish like a pro wherever you are, and in whatever weather conditions you are in.

BASS FISHING IN WARMER CONDITIONS

Bass notice when the days start getting longer. In warmer weather conditions they will be getting ready to hit warm shallow waters to feed.

The northwest position of a lake or in primary creek arms seem to hold the largest bass and are an ideal fishing hot spot.

Banks that have a lot of cover will also house some nice sized bass.

Once temperatures rise and hotter conditions prevail bass tend to migrate to river systems and murky lakes.

BASS FISHING IN COOLER CONDITIONS

When conditions are cooler most largemouth bass follow bait fish into impoundments or shallows. Try to match your lure to the type and size of bait fish that the bass are feeding on. Try casting right into the schools of bait fish.

In winter largemouth bass head for deeper water. There is definitely more of a challenge to catching bass in winter. They conserve their energy, having eaten aplenty in the warmer periods, and so bass activity will be significantly reduced.

However, cooler weather conditions mean you’ll have less competition and quite often this is when you’ll find your largest trophy bass.

The most popular bass bait for cooler conditions is soft baits, followed by hard baits.

In windy conditions pro bass anglers will go to fishing spots where they’ve found plankton hoping that largemouth bass will be feeding off smaller fish who are, in turn, feeding off plankton.

When light is low largemouth bass tend to feed more often. Moderate rain will often heavy feeding while heavier rainfall may make them retreat though it’s possible to find largemouth bass feeding wildly about 15 feet below surface.

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