Swing Head Jigs For Early Summer Bass

Summer has arrived and its time to catch big bass! If you're not swimming a swinging jig this Summer you're missing the opportunity to catch a bunch of quality bass! The swinging jighead is easy to use and imparts an action unlike any other bait in your arsenal.

Swing heads combine the effectiveness of a crankbait with the big fish catching power of a jig. You get the best of both worlds in a technique that anyone can do. There are some tricks to make your swing heads work their best and Matt breaks them down in detail. From hook modifications to color selection, we'll explain everything you need to know to get on the water and catch bigger bass this Summer.

Below is a breakdown of the jigheads, baits, and equipment for this technique. As mentioned in the video, the jigheads are broken down by hook style from stout to finesse.

Jigheads...

Dirty Jigs Pivot Point Football (Superline): http://bit.ly/2jOY1Ns

Strike King Jointed Structure Head (Standard Hook): http://bit.ly/2WjQwpp

Gene Larew Biffle Hard Head (Cutting Point): http://bit.ly/2JkijM0

Eco Pro Tungsten Free Ball (Finesse): http://bit.ly/2EObVfJ

Swagger Tungsten Football Swing Jig: http://bit.ly/2MmBuur

Baits...

Reaction Innovations Kinky Beaver: http://bit.ly/2XQ1kJ1

Strike King Rage Bug: http://bit.ly/2aAsuiV

Strike King Rage Craw: http://bit.ly/2uoqsLJ

Zoom Z Craw: http://bit.ly/2vW7Jo5

High End Combo...

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

Reel- Metanium DC HG: http://bit.ly/2qrSZvs

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

Leader- 17 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Mid-Range Combo...

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

Reel- Chronarch MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB

Line- 50 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

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

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POND Bass Fishing from a KAYAK **LIGHTNING & FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS**

Tim is back on the kayak in a tiny pond and he's catching bass! Come along as he fishes a frog and senko for the pond bass. He's hoping to catch some nice fish before a giant storm rolls in with flash flood warnings, thunder, and lighting.

Tim starts out with a Bully Wa Frog. As the day progresses he switches over to a Sprinker frog hoping the straight retrieve will get a better bite than the side to side walking action of a traditional frog. He gets bit on the very first cast and after that focus completely shifts to the Teckel. Tim continues to explore, picking up both a senko and a Rage Bug to probe the thick grass in the middle of the pond.

Pond fishing is typically a little easier than fishing on a big lake. While you have less water to work with, the trade off is the bass are easy to target and trapped in a confined space. By implementing a 2-part attack with the combination of topwater and senko Tim was able to quickly and easily locate the fish that were feeding in the pond. He didn't have time to dig deep into the reeds in search of a bigger fish but he did the best he could with a short window of opportunity.

Below is a breakdown of the lures and equipment Tim used to have a successful day on the water.

Lures...

-River2Sea Bully Wa 2 (Little Allen): http://bit.ly/2axyR2a

-Teckel Sprinker Frog (Bone) - http://bit.ly/2rmnqSI

-6" Senko - http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

-Strike King Rage Bug - http://bit.ly/2aAsuiV

Kayak...

-Old Town Topwater PDL: http://bit.ly/2YAQdnu

Storage...

-Plano Rustrictor Box 3700 - http://bit.ly/30STK1D

-Plano KVD Speedbag Worm Files (Small) - http://bit.ly/2GYT4RC

Frog Combo...

-Shimano SLX 7'2"H - http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

-Shimano SLX Reel 7.2:1 - http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

Worm Combo...

-Zodias 6'10' MH - http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

-Curado 70 7.2:1 Gear Ratio - http://bit.ly/2apmDJt

Flipping Combo...

-Expride 7'11" XH: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

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

Apparel...

Sun Shirt- Barracuda Geo Cool: http://bit.ly/2KaUg3m

Sun Mask- http://bit.ly/2JcA8xi

Sun Pants- Aftco Original Fishing Pant: http://bit.ly/2foDx10

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Bass Fishing Grand Slam on Table Rock Lake!

Today we're exploring Table Rock Lake in Missouri. Its our first time in the state but it doesn't take long to establish a pattern. Come along for a fun day on the water as we search the lake, figure out the bite, and each catch a grand slam! If you understand the principals behind how bass move, locating fish in a new lake shouldn't take long. Table Rock proved to be very clear, loaded with bait, and has an amazing bass population.

We used a combination of baits to find consistent success today. We started off with a topwater (River2Sea Rover) and a glide bait (S Waver 168). We used this combination to draw fish up in the clear water so we could see them and figure out how they were positioning. It worked extremely well, showing us that fish were suspending on shallow cover and holding tight to chunk rock on mud banks. Once we'd established the pattern the swimbait (Keitech 4.3 and 3.8) became the main producers.

We hope you enjoyed spending a day on the water with us in the Midwest. Table Rock is an amazing fishery and we can't wait to return! If you haven't been following along we're in the midst of a nationwide road trip and the videos to come get more and more in depth with information on locating fish and establishing patterns. Continue to follow along as we come to a lake near you!

Below is a breakdown of the baits and equipment used in the video…

-S-Waver 168 Light Trout: http://bit.ly/2aiu8Sh

-R2S Rover 128: http://bit.ly/2acSVea

-Keitech Fat Swimbait 4.3 and 3.8 (Electric Shad, Tennessee Shad): http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

-Guppy Swimbait Head 1/4 oz 3/0: http://bit.ly/2nyUJRS

Matt's Topwater Combo...

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

Reel- Chronarch MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB

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

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

Keitech Combo...

Rod- G Loomis GLX 844C MBR: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

Reel- Shimano Aldebaran MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2uQ4oH8

Line- 12 lb Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

Budget Combo... (Small paddle tail swimbaits and topwater)

Rod- Shimano SLX 7'2" Medium: http://bit.ly/2L3wppO

Reel- Shimano SLX 150 HG Casting: http://bit.ly/2NfdOnk

Line- 40 lb Power Pro: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97

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Matt Catches a HUGE Double Digit bass with his Dad!

Come along as Matt and his Dad catch an 11 lb bass! The guys dial in the pattern as they search for the big females during the spawn. There are a lot of buck males on beds but most of the quality fish are out over offshore grass beds. The guys piece together the pattern and have fun exploring the lake after not fishing there together for more than 10 years!

The spawn is one of the best times of year to catch a new personal best. There are huge fish moving up in predictable locations and they're willing to be caught if you're prepared. If they move up on the beds you can target them while looking at the fish but even if they haven't moved up you can target them by fishing just offshore over grass beds, structure, or on the adjacent secondary points.

Below is a breakdown (in no particular order) of all the gear the guys were using in today's video...

-Keitech 2.8" Fat Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

-Revenge Darter Hedz 3/16 oz: http://bit.ly/2cHMZbm

-Z Man TRD Finesse Ned (Green Pumpkin): http://bit.ly/2hs4RtR

-Z Man Lockz HD Jig Head 1/5 oz: http://bit.ly/2kIgRYK

-3.5" Tournament Tube (Ghost Hologram): http://bit.ly/2cJwI6r

-Strike King 3/16 oz Tube Head: http://bit.ly/2xpDBDK

-Basstrix Bait Fry Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2dPHA4e

-Mattlures Ultimate Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2aAuAz5

-Huddleston Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2u9DElc

Dale's Finesse Rod...

Rod- Fenwick Elite Tech 7' Medium: http://bit.ly/2P9SGBh

Reel- Shimano Stradic 2500: http://bit.ly/2bONXB5

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

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

-Matt's finesse Rod...

Rod- G Loomis NRX 852: http://bit.ly/2dX9zjv

Reel- Exsence 3000: http://bit.ly/2iMtscV

Line- 10 lb Power Pro Braid: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

Leader- 6 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

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