Matt Allen breaks down the Top Baits you need to use this Spring to fool the bass during the spawn. Every fish is different but one of these baits will get their attention! Bed fishing can be a great way to target big bass but please respect the bass and put them back quickly so they can continue to successfully spawn. Thank you!
1) The Jig:
-Yamamoto Double Tail Trailer-
2) Swim Jig:
-No Jack Swim Jig-
-California Swim Jig-
-4.8 Keitech Swing Impact-
-Roboworm EZ Shad-
3) Bluegill Baits:
-Stand Up Head for Basstrix-
4) The Tube:
-3.5 Tournament Tube (Dry Creek)-
-4.5″ Coffee Tube-
-5″ or 6″ Senko-
-Wacky Rig Hook (1/0 or 2/0)-
-Texas Rig Hook (3/0 or 4/0)-
Filmed with GoPro Hero4 Black Camera:
Fishing for bedding bass is a great way to learn about bass behavior. Don’t let the stigma stop you from pursuing the spawners. The best approach to spawning bass is to sit back and watch the bed.
You can learn a lot just watching how the fish position on the bed. Once you know their prefererred way in and out you know where to put your bait. Taking a few minutes to watch the bed before making your first cast can save you a ton of time in the long run!
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