Underwater Footage | Bass Eating Jerkbaits and Swimbaits

Spring is your best opportunity to catch a new personal best bass. The big fish are up shallow looking for food and getting ready to spawn. The key to consistently catching big fish is finding the baitfish. If you find the food, you'll find the biggest bass. In today's video we discuss the 7 baits that you should have ready to go for those big prespawn bass.

Underwater footage gives us amazing insights into the underwater world. Its amazing how fast these fish move, how aggressively bite and conversely, how quickly they lose interest. Watch closely so you can identify the "triggers" that caused these fish to feed.

Always ensure that you have a bladed bait (A-rig, spinnerbait, underspin), or flashy bait (Jerkbait, Fluke, Squarebill, Glide Bait) ready to go during the Spring. Keep an eye out for subtle swirls, shoreline cover moving, or flashes in the water to alert you to the presence of baitfish. Find the bait is more than half the battle. Once you've located bait, the bass are sure to follow!

Below is a breakdown of the baits in the video as well as the baits we recommend for each category.


Revenge Deep Runner: http://bit.ly/2oSfWd6

(Blue Shad, Shad, Purple Metallic)

-Nichols Motherlode: http://bit.ly/2ynNe6n

(Blue Crystal Shad, Silver Flake Shad, Bombshell Shad)

-River2Sea Bling: http://bit.ly/2diSwqq

(Abalone Shad, I know it)

Alabama Rig (A-Rig)...

-Umbrella Flash Mob Jr: http://bit.ly/2bgDGNu

-G Funk Cali Rig: http://bit.ly/2nD76fw

-Matt Allen Swimbait Head (1/8 oz): http://bit.ly/29RrTYN

-River2Sea D-Walker: http://bit.ly/2NwqBmz

-Reaction Innovations Skinny Dipper: http://bit.ly/2bf1uEn


Owner Flashy Swimmer 1/4 oz 5/0: http://bit.ly/2e8O4Y7

Keitech 4.8 Fat Swing Impact Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

Soft Jerkbait...

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

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

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


Shallow- Lucky Craft Flash Pointer: http://bit.ly/2aHz588

(American Shad, Aurora Black, Crystal Pro Blue)

Medium- Jackall Rerange: http://bit.ly/2ge0qED

(Hasu, Silver Shad, Holo Minnow)

Deep- Megabass Vision 110+1: http://bit.ly/2iGYOCX

(HT Ito Tennesse Shad, M Shad, Ozark Shad)

Glide Bait...

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

(Light Trout, Warden Hitch)

Squarebill Crankbait...

-Lucky Craft 1.5/2.5: http://bit.ly/2BGxKPa

(American Shad, Live Threadfin Shad)

River2Sea Biggie: http://bit.ly/2ahCzvo

(Abalone Shad, Gizzard Shad)

6h Sense Crush 100: http://bit.ly/2HbaCGT

(4k Shad, Threadfin Flash, Shad Greens)

Overall Combo that will throw "most" of these baits...

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

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

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

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


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10 Best Underwater Bass Strikes Of All Time!!

These are the most ferocious strikes you've ever seen! Giant bass eating swimbaits, running down jerkbaits, and exploding on topwater lures! This is the culmination of years of underwater filming of bass in their natural environment. You don't want to miss it!

There is so much to be learned watching how these bass interact with each other and with the baits. You can begin to spot the "triggers" that draw a feeding response and you can clearly see the impact that schooling fish have on one another. You can also see how minor mistakes made by anglers result in lost fish time and time again.

We're starting with number 10 and counting are way back to the most amazing underwater bite we've ever captured! When the video is done be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you learned, which bites were your favorite, or ask any questions that might arise.

Below are links to all of the baits you saw the bass targeting in this video.

#10- Pointer 100 Jerkbait: http://bit.ly/tbpointer

#9- Pointer 78 Jerkbait: http://bit.ly/tbpointer

#8- Keitech 7.8" Fat Swing Impact Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

#7- River2Sea Rover Topwater: http://bit.ly/2acSVea

#6- Whopper Plopper 110: http://bit.ly/2bsPbQV

#5- Whopper Plopper 130: http://bit.ly/2bsPbQV

#4- Lucky Craft Pointer 100: http://bit.ly/tbpointer

#3- Lucky Craft Pointer 100: http://bit.ly/tbpointer

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

#1- 10" Huddleston Deluxe Trout: http://bit.ly/2nztmdj

Upgraded Jerkbait Hardware...

Split Rings- Owner Hyperwire #2: http://bit.ly/2v8ArBX

Hooks- Gamakatsu Aaron Martens Finesse Nano Treble #5: http://bit.ly/2dWWAut

Camera Used To Film This Footage...

GoPro: http://bit.ly/2RsLpjB


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How To Catch Bass With Plastic Worms - Amazing Underwater Footage!!

We've made this so easy! 5 styles of worms, 2 basic colors, and 3 ways to rig them. Let's head underwater and look at the differences between the different worms. Do you really need 100's of worms? Of course not! Today we're going to make it so simple, you’ll always know which worms to throw when you get to the lake.

Worm fishing can be broken down into 5 tail styles. Within those 5 styles you can find your favorite models. Within those models you can survive with 2 basic colors (Black/blue and Green Pumpkin) but it can be nice to have a few others as well. The key is knowing when to use each style. Today Matt concisely explains the benefits of each worm so you can easily choose between them based on conditions.

Below is a break down of the styles, including our two favorite picks from each category. We'll also include our favorite hooks, jigheads, as well as rods and reels.

1) Curly Tail Worms

-Zoom U-tail Worm: http://bit.ly/2H9RnSj

-Berkley 7" Power Worm: http://bit.ly/2ouqzSU

2) Stick Worm

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

-Gambler Fat Ace: http://bit.ly/2aJq2AO

3) Shad Shaped Worm

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

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

4) Straight Tail Worm

-Strike King Fat Baby Finesse: http://bit.ly/2aKei5y

-Netbait T-Mac: http://bit.ly/2jndwj9

5) Speed Worm

-Zoom Speed Worm: http://bit.ly/2v2HLlh

-Reaction Innovations Machete: http://bit.ly/2pFkwtB

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

Shaky Head- Canterbury Shaky: http://bit.ly/2aFOs0V

Wide Gap Hook- Gamakatsu Superline: http://bit.ly/2ac92XG

Texas Weight- Vike Tungsten: http://bit.ly/2DUIxB4

Matt's Favorite All-Around Worm Combo...

Rod- G Loomis GLX 853C JWR: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

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

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

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

Budget Friendly Longer Combo...

Rod- St. Croix Bass X 7'4" Med/Heavy: http://bit.ly/2r0xWAs

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

Line- Power Pro 30 lb Braid: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

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


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Underwater Footage of Giant Bass Eating Swimbaits and Jerkbaits!

Watch as big bass smash glide baits and ambush jerkbaits! Have you wondered what that "tick" on your line actually looks like? What are those bass doing down there? Let's head under water and find out!

Its amazing just how brutal these big largemouth can be. Above water you feel the "tick" of a bite but below the surface these predators are ambushing with incredible force! If the bass are schooling the strikes are even more ferocious!

We wanted to kick 2019 off with some fun! We know that Winter is a struggle for a lot of anglers. Stick to it and fish hard because this is the time of year that GIANT bass bite. Below is a break down of the baits you saw used in this video.

The baits in order of appearance...

River2Sea S-Waver Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2aiu8Sh

Jackall Rerange Jerkbait: http://bit.ly/2ge0qED

Megabass Vision 110: http://bit.ly/2j31TKb

Lucky Craft Pointer DD: http://bit.ly/2e0sQj7

Hook Upgrades to maximize hookup ratio...

Glide Baits- Owner ST-56 Treble Hook: http://bit.ly/2cVg7xW

(Size 2 for S-waver 168 and size 1/0 for S-waver 200 and other popular glides)

Jerkbaits- Gamakatsu Aaron Martens Finesse Nano Treble: http://bit.ly/2dWWAut

(Size 5 for most jerkbaits, including all jerkbaits in this video)


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