Dropshot Fishing For Bass - Beginner To Advanced Tricks!

From Beginner to Advanced, we're covering EVERYTHING you need to know about dropshot fishing. Wether its the first time you're learning how to rig a dropshot setup or you're hoping to understand when a shad shaped bait works better than a straight tail worm, this video is for you.

Tim breaks down the fine details of dropshot fishing including bait selection by category and action, when to use each style, how to rig them, and exactly what gear you'll need to get the best chance at landing the bass you've been looking for. You can watch this video, pick a plastic worm and go catch fish with confidence, or you can jump all the way down the rabbit hole and understand the exact details and adjustments that can turn a good day into an epic day!

Below is a breakdown of all the gear discussed in the video. Tim has organized it by bait style to keep it as simple as possible.

Nose Hook Dropshot Baits...

Damiki Armor Shad Jerkbait: http://bit.ly/2VQ7g6o

Zoom Fluke: http://bit.ly/2OFjvjx

Jackall Crosstail Shad: http://bit.ly/2Crq8eP

Yamamoto Pro Senko: http://bit.ly/2vXUKln

Strike King Dream Shot: http://bit.ly/2aAoUoR

Strike King Half Shell: http://bit.ly/2iR9awm

Roboworm Alive Shad: http://bit.ly/2kDNeYw

Roboworm 4.5" Fat Worm: http://bit.ly/2awYSxM

Drop Shot Swim Baits...

Keitech Swing Impact Fat Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

Megabass Hazedong: http://bit.ly/2CIwgzt

Damiki Armor Shad: http://bit.ly/2KtPDAT

Keitech Easy Shiner: http://bit.ly/2bxJK6H

Wacky Rig Dropshot Baits...

5" Senko: http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

Jackall Flick Shake: http://bit.ly/2bi3Gse

Zoom Trick Worm: http://bit.ly/2aWkG7E

Roboworm 6" Straight Tail: http://bit.ly/2asZyH3

Texas- Rigged Dropshot Baits...

Reaction Innovations Flirt Worm: http://bit.ly/2CMB33J

Yamamoto Kut Tail Worm: http://bit.ly/2iXlzPu

Roboworm 6" Fat Worm: http://bit.ly/2awYSxM

Daiwa Neko Slim: http://bit.ly/2kH4KuC

Nose/Wacky Hooks...

Owner Mosquito Light Hook: http://bit.ly/2zQVKx3

Gamakatsu Aaron Martens TGW Drop Shot Hook: http://bit.ly/2zGX441

Trokar Dropshot Hook: http://bit.ly/2ahxJOr

Texas-Rigging Hooks...

Owner Cover Shot Worm Hook: http://bit.ly/2ISr7bR

Gamakatsu G-Finesse Worm Light Hook: http://bit.ly/2VEmoEb

Trokar Straight Shank: http://bit.ly/2z2MJMM

Gamakatsu EWG Hook: http://bit.ly/2d07gvp

Weights...

Tungsten Tear Drop Weight: http://bit.ly/2V2B63h

Tunsten Pencil Weight: http://bit.ly/2UY7cgx

Lead Tear Drop Weight: http://bit.ly/2BjFCp3

Line Options...

Power Pro Braid: http://bit.ly/2g9c2GV

Sunline SX-1: http://bit.ly/2tn8EzQ

Sunline Sniper Fluoro: http://bit.ly/2p7fxju

Seaguar InvizX: http://bit.ly/2oVsG2Y

Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Tims High-end Drop Shot Combo

G. Loomis NRX Spinning Rod 822DSR: http://bit.ly/2dX9zjv

Shimano Excense Spinning Reel: http://bit.ly/2iMtscV

Tims Budget Spinning Drop Shot Combo

Shimano SLX 7' Med Lt: http://bit.ly/2AdvIC1

Shimano NASCI Reel: http://bit.ly/2g278cC

Tim's Heavy Baitcast Dropshot Combo

Megabass Orochi XX Casting Rod 7'5" Braillist: http://bit.ly/2OSVNwH

Metanium MGL: http://bit.ly/2ezIBfB

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Fluke Rigging Tricks to Catch Bass Shallow or Deep

Learn how to use a soft jerkbait as a topwater, a mid-depth jerkbait, and a deep bait without adding any weight. Matt demonstrates how to adjust hooks and hook placement to get a variety of actions out of a fluke. If you're looking for a single "do everything" bait this Spring, look no further than the fluke.

The Super Fluke is in every angler's arsenal. Some use it as a Carolina rig bait, others as a stick bait, still others use it as a topwater. Today Matt explains some quick hook and bait modifications that will open doors to completely different ways to fish the Fluke. If you've been using the bait with a single-use approach, its time to learn what you've been missing!

Below is a breakdown of the baits, colors, and hook options that Matt recommends for fishing Flukes and other soft jerkbaits in the Spring and Summer.

Baits...

-Zoom Super Fluke: http://bit.ly/2aqys0H

-Strike King Caffeine Shad: http://bit.ly/2jjyvzr

-Bass Assassin Split Tail Shad: http://bit.ly/2JoeVCN

-Reaction Innovations Shiver Glide: http://bit.ly/2DUwrtM

Hooks and Hardware...

-Gamakatsu Offset EWG Wide Gap 4/0: http://bit.ly/2d07gvp

-Gamakatsu Superline EWG 4/0: http://bit.ly/2ac92XG

-Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap 1/0: http://bit.ly/2aKGmHM

-Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Weedless: http://bit.ly/2i57dOP

-Owner CPS Spring Medium: http://bit.ly/2b2YgDf

-Decoy Versatile Keeper: http://bit.ly/2NNtJci

Best Bait Colors are white or shad, Ghost, and Green Pumpkin.

All-Around Combo...

Rod- Zodias 7'2" Medium Heavy: http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

Reel- Curado 150 DC: http://bit.ly/2yHtsp4

Line- 40 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

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Which Senko Style Bait Is The Best? Crystal Clear Underwater Video!

Today we're taking 5 of the most popular stick baits and watching their action underwater. Each bait was wacky-rigged and Texas-rigged to give the most fair comparison of the actions. Have you ever wondered if a Senko is worth the price? Are they really different than the other options? Let's find out!

Tim selected 5 different baits with different materials and salt content. He also traveled to the clearest water he could find so we could see the smallest movements and subtle differences between baits. By rigging them the same way we get a fair comparison that you can trust as you decide which baits are the best for your fishing style and location.

Below is a breakdown of the baits, hooks, and gear used to make this video.

The Baits...

-Power Bait The General: http://bit.ly/2DALv0j

-Z Man ZinkerZ: http://bit.ly/2ZVJANs

-Gary Yamamoto Senko: http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

-Yum Dinger: http://bit.ly/2J8nMrF

-Strike King Zero: http://bit.ly/2GU4o0n

Hooks...

-Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Size 1: http://bit.ly/2aKGmHM

-Gamakatsu G-Finesse Hybrid Worm Hook 2/0: http://bit.ly/2GT2T29

-Wacky Saddle: http://bit.ly/2xnYcJo

Favorite All-Around Senko Combo...

Rod- Zodias 7'2" Medium Heavy: http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

Reel- Curado 200K: http://bit.ly/2tHewEh

Line- 30 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 12 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

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Cross Country Trip Begins With Grand Slam!

We're coming to a lake near you! The TacticalBassin crew is hitting the road so keep an eye out the next time you pump gas, head for the launch ramp, or pull up along side a boat on the freeway. Our first stop as we head cross country is Elephant Butte, New Mexico. The trip started off with a bang as Matt landed an unexpected Grand Slam on this amazing fishery!

The bass in Elephant Butte had to survive terrible conditions in recent years. The lake was drawn down to only 3% of capacity at its worst but is now well on its way to filling back up. The fishing has begun to rebound with many big bass being caught this Spring. Matt, CC, and Sierra chose the lake as their first stop as they travel. across the US to find out if the fishing in New Mexico is as good as they'd heard. They weren't disappointed and you won't be either!

Keep an eye out for the TacticalBassin crew in your area. We'll be traveling all through the South, Midwest, and much of the North. We're making as many stops as possible so you just don't know where we will show up next... but word is that Texas and Oklahoma anglers should keep an eye out first.

Below is a breakdown of the baits and gear Matt and CC used on Elephant Butte.

The baits...

Glide Bait- S-Waver 168 (Light Trout): http://bit.ly/2aiu8Sh

Finesse Swimbait- Keitech 4" Easy Shiner (Silver Flash Minnow): http://bit.ly/2bxJK6H

Finesse Swimbait Head (1/8 oz): Revenge Darter Hedz: http://bit.ly/2cHMZbm

CC's Glide Bait Rod...

Rod- G Loomis IMX Pro 893C JWR: http://bit.ly/2R4f2Ud

Reel- Curado HG: http://bit.ly/2tHewEh

Line- 65 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 20 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Matt's Finesse Combo...

Rod- Daiwa Aird-X 7' Medium: http://bit.ly/2P7Z3Vu

Reel- Shimano Sahara 1000: http://bit.ly/2XhhM43

Line- 15 lb Power Pro: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

Leader- 8 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Boat Accessories...

Minn Kota 15' Talons: http://bit.ly/2F0QBSP

Minn Kota Tilt Brackets: Source Locally

Humminbird 360 Imaging: http://bit.ly/2K8jPl4

Loc-R-Bar: http://bit.ly/2CMF1NP

Banshee Lock: http://bit.ly/2vt3ilq

Bob's Hydraulic Jack Plate: http://bit.ly/2RtsHc

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