Topwater Strikes - Incredible Underwater Footage Of Bass Blowing Up On Topwater!

Topwater Blow Ups, viewed from below. Whopper Plopper, Frog, Popper, and Walking Baits. There is a ton to learn when you watch how bass react to lures. Watch how they stalk the surface baits, or ambush them, or fight over them, depending on the lure and the competition. 

This is a unique perspective that has virtually never been seen before. The only other footage we're aware of is our own footage that we produced last year. Watch closely at how the fish position, when they strike, and what triggers the reaction. Studying their movements will make you a better bass fisherman this summer. 

The lures...

Whopper Plopper 130:
Whopper Plopper 110:
Colors- Bluegill, I Know It, Bone

Bully Wa 2 Frog:
Colors- Goliath, Ghost

Bubble Walker 80 Popper:
Colors- You Know It

Rover 128 Walking Topwater:
Colors- Abalone Shad, Funky Tiger

Matt's All-Around topwater Combo...
Rod- G Loomis GLX 893C JWR:
Reel- Chronarch MGL HG:
Line- 50 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro Braid:
Leader- Maxima 17 lb Ultragreen:

Budget Topwater Combo...
Rod- Dobyns Colt 7' Medium Heavy:
Reel- Shimano SLX HG (Available For Pre-Order):
Line- 40 lb Power Pro:

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Epic Underwater Footage!! **With Bed Fishing Tricks**

Wonder why some guys always catch BIG BASS? Here's the trick to catching big ones during the spawn! Most anglers use the same baits, same gear, and same "tricks" year after year while expecting to suddenly have different results. Don't keep following the same old routine this Spring, its time for change!

So what makes one angler better at sight fishing than another? Why is one angler's Spring bass fishing better than another's year after year? There are a lot of different factors but in this video we're covering the EASIEST change you can make to your fishing to start seeing results tomorrow. Stop throwing the same bait cast after cast. Stop throwing the same color bait to every bed fish you see. Success during the spawn is all about adaptability! 

The Baits featured in this video (in order of appearance)...

Strike King Baby Menace (Texas Rigged):
Reaction Innovations Flirt Worm (Shaky Head):
Dirty Jigs 1/4 oz Finesse Football Jig (Beaver Trailer):
Keitech Tungsten Jig 1/2 oz:
Trailer #1- Smallie Beaver:
Trailer #2- Biwaa Armored Craw:
Strike King Game Hawg (Texas Rigged):
Dream Shot OPT (Dropshot Rigged):
Fat Baby Finesse Worm (Morning Dawn Color):
Reaction Innovations Man Bear Pig:
Basstrix Bait Fry (Chartreuse):
Roboworm Ned Rig Worm (Prism Shad):

Shaky Head- Canterbury Shaky:
Dropshot Hook- Trokar size 1:
Dropshot Weight- Vike Tungsten Skinny:
Texas Rig Hook- Gamakatsu EWG 3/0:
Texas Rig Weight- Strike King Tour Grade:

Spinning Combo Matt was using...
Rod- Shimano Expride 6'10" Medium Light:
Reel- Shimano Exsence 3000:
Line- 10 lb Sufix 832 Braid:
Leader- 6 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

All-Around Budget Spinning Rod Combo... 
Rod- Dobyns Fury 7' Medium Light:
Reel- Shimano Nasci 2500:
Line- 15 lb Power Pro:
Leader- Maxima Ultragreen 8 lb:

Glasses are CRITICAL to sight fishing. Tim and Matt both wear the exact same glasses when sight fishing, they're the best lenses they've found at ANY price. It just happens that they're affordable. Check these out...

Eye Surrender ESE Glasses (Amber or Copper Lense):

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Underwater Jig Fishing! Underwater Footage + Big Bass Catch!

Ready for more Underwater Jig Footage?! These Arizona Bass couldn't resist a flippin' jig! Ever wonder what that "tick" at the end of your line really looks like? Check this out! If the footage isn't enough just wait to the end when the GIANT eats the jig and we catch her! 

So many anglers take a "swing first, ask questions later" approach to bed fishing. While this works once in a while it does a lot more harm than good. It can turn the fish "negative" very quickly, destroying your chances of a legitimate catch. Not to mention you may snag the bass in the process. 

Watch closely and you'll notice how many times this bass bites without getting the hook. Its important to pay attention and not swing on the wrong pick up. Wait until the bass has fully engulfed the bait. You'll notice in the above water clip that Matt loads the road before swinging on the smaller fish, this is to confirm that is has the hook and not just the tails. 

Keep in mind, if they spit out the bait, as long as you haven't "stung" the bass it will bite again. There is no hurry to swing on the first bite. Its a much safer bet to wait for the right bite, set once, and get solid hook placement than it is to swing for the fences early and lose the bass altogether. 

The gear...
Jig- Dirty Jigs 5/8 oz Canterbury Flippin Jig (Go To):
Trailer - Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver (Tramp Stamp):
Rod- Shimano Expride 7'6" Heavy Casting:
Reel- Shimano Curado 200K:
Line- 65 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro:
Leader- 18 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Camera Equipment...
GoPro Hero 5 Black:
Super Suit Dive Housing:
Green Water Filter:

Other Bed Fishing Baits We Recommend...
Fat Baby Finesse Worm:
Keitech Little Spider:
3.5" Tube:
Basstrix Bait Fry:
1/2 oz Pitchin Jig:

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Underwater Bass Strikes!!! Jigs and Swimbaits - Crazy Footage!!!

Up Close, Slow Motion, Largemouth bass smashing jigs and swimbaits! Ever wondered what is really happening when you feel the "tick" of a bass biting your lure? You're about to find out and we're including the above water catch footage too! 

We know how much you love Underwater Bass Fishing footage and seeing the real-time catch above water takes it to a whole other level! 

There is so much to be learned watching fish with an underwater camera. You can see their behavior, mannerisms, and triggers. 

The Gear...

Dirty Jigs 1/2 oz Football Jig ( Molting Craw):
Yamamoto 5" Double Tail Grub Trailer:
Keitech Fat Swing Impact 6.8" (Light Hitch):
Owner 10/0 Beast Hook:

GoPro Hero 5 Camera:
Green Water Dive Filter:
Super Suit Hero 5 Dive Housing:

Matt's Jig Combo...
Rod- Shimano Zodias 7'5" Heavy:
Reel- Casitas 150:
Line- 65 lb Sufix 832:
Leader- 18 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Matt's Swimbait Combo...
Rod- G Loomis IMX Pro 966:
Reel- Shimano Tranx 300 AHG (Power Handle):
Line- 80 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro:
Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

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