Winter bassin’ fun: Part 2
Nov 27th, 2017 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Nov 27th, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Continuing with the theme of winter bass fishing, BassFIRST.com gathered more tips and hots spots for winter bass fishing success from some of the top professional anglers in the world.
“I look for the steepest areas along creek channels, or the outside bends of channels. Then, I scan for the highest concentrations of bait.
“My most consistent are a Strike King 6XD in a shad pattern or a ¾-ounce jigging spoon.”
“Smith Lake in Alabama is an awesome winter lake. My favorite way to fish it is with a 3/8-ounce Ballin’ Out Jig by Buckeye, brown in color. I’ll put a green pumpkin Zoom twin tail on it and tie it to 16-pound Shooter flouro line and cast around deeper docks, working brushpiles.”
“My favorite winter place is actually about as far as I can get from my home. It’s Lake Okeechobee.
“In the winter, it’s so fun to fish. I throw a ½-ounce green pumpkin Project Z Chatter Bait paired with a green pumpkin Diesel Minnow.”
“I look for long, flat points that have a good steep drop on one side. Any added structure is a bonus.
“Typically, I target these areas with blade baits or a Zoom Z-Drop on a drop shot to start off.”