How To Catch Bass Between Winter Storms

Got cabin fever? Winter fishing can be great when the sun pops out! Don't let the rising temperatures fool you though, its not Spring yet! These quick tips will save you a ton of time and help you quickly locate fish on those warmer Winter days.

We have a simple system for chasing bass on Winter days...

Step 1) Check the big bait bite

Step 2) Throw a reactive (finesse) bait

Step 3) Slow down the presentation and switch to true finesse

Step 4) Deadstick and hope for a bite

Step 5) Take a picture of the sunset

Winter days can be fantastic fishing! Many anglers overlook the opportunity and mistakenly wait for Spring. Below is a break down of the baits we used to adapt to the brief warm spell between storms.

1) Swimbait- S-waver 168 (Rainbow Trout):

2) Jig- Dirty Jigs Finesse Football 1/2 oz (The Go To):

Jig Trailer- Yamamoto 5" Double Tail Grub:

3) Neko Worm- 5" Yamamoto Senko:

Neko Hook- Owner Mosquito Light 1/0:

Neko Ring- G7 Worm Protector:

Neko Weight- Tungsten Nail:

4) Dropshot Worm- Roboworm 6" Fat:

Dropshot Hook- Owner Mosquito Light size 1:

Dropshot Weight- Vike Tungsten:

5) Finesse Swimbait- Keitech 2.8 Fat:

Swimbait Head- Guppy Head 1/8 oz:

6) Ned Worm - Z Man Finesse TRD:

Ned Head- Ned LockZ Jig Head:


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