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Why a Jig is the Most Versatile Bass Lure

Ott DeFoe considers the skirted bass jig the most versatile lure in his tackle box. Consider this, Ott finished in the top 10 for points during the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series season and weighed bass on a jig in all but one of the tournaments. A jig fishes equally well when fished vertically around heavy cover as it does horizontal through scattered grass. Regardless of the cover, Ott stresses the triggering power of letting a […]

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Patience, preference key when fishing with worms

My last column talked about fishing plastic worms correctly. They have to be the number one bass lure of all time, probably because they look like something most fish love to eat. First, get the right rod. I like a six and a half to seven-foot high quality, soft tip rod with good backbone. Use the rod to move the lure. Go from the ten o’clock position to nearly twelve very slowly. This is the […]

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