Lots of lakes have largemouth and spotted bass. If you want to have a successful bass fishing tournament, on those lakes, you have to decide which species of bass to target. Matt Herren chooses spotted bass on colder water with current. In the full bass fishing seminar, available to PRO subscribers at Matt will not only talk more about when to target largemouth over spotted bass, but also how to catch both species. Learn what lures to use when fishing for each type of bass. Matt tells you where to find bass. Traditionally spotted bass are smaller, but there are conditions where they are easier to catch, but if the largemouth will bite, they will often win the fishing tournament. Spotted bass love baitfish, they will eat crawfish and other things, but they love baitfish.