3 Jig Tricks For Bigger Summer Bass

Jig fishing is EASY in the Summer! Keep it simple, focus on key jig styles in key colors and fish with confidence. By simplifying your method, you'll have more confidence this Summer and you'll catch more fish. We've narrowed it down to 3 jigs to get you through all of your Summer bass fishing.

Anglers often get caught up in the hype of new lures and colors. Some of these new offerings make a huge difference and stay in the arsenal permanently, others simply distract you from your confidence baits for a time. Today we've narrowed our Summer options to a finesse jig, a pitchin' jig, and a flipping' jig. These 3 jigs and a handful of trailers will work in every situation you come across on the water.

Below is a breakdown of the jigs, including color recommendations. We've also included the jig trailers as well as the rods and reels we have confidence in for this fishing style. Don't let the dog days of Summer get you down, this is prime time to get out there and catch a bunch of bass!

The Jigs...

-Finesse Jig: http://bit.ly/2eJinXo (Supermat Brown, Kentucky Craw, Brown Craw)

-Pitchin Jig: http://bit.ly/2amL3of (Go To, Brown Craw, Canterbury Craw)

-Flipping Jig: http://bit.ly/2fx8YBI (Hematoma, Black and Blue, Go To)

-Punching Jig: http://bit.ly/2cB4j2F (Hematoma, Black and Blue)

The Trailers...

-Smallie Beaver: http://bit.ly/2dR6CkP

-Sweet Beaver: http://bit.ly/29W3RZW

-Kinky Beaver: http://bit.ly/2XQ1kJ1

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

-Man Bear Pig: http://bit.ly/2s51oIV

Finesse Jig Combo...

Rod- G Loomis GLX 843c MBR: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT

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

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

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

Pitchin' Jig Combo...

Rod- Megabas Orochi XX Braillist: http://bit.ly/2OSVNwH

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

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

Leader- 18 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Flippin' Jig Combo...

Rod- Expride 7'7" Heavy: http://bit.ly/2nTq9FL

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

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

Leader- 20 lb Sunline FC100: http://bit.ly/2O4UElB

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Spring Spinnerbait Fishing Tips and Tricks From Shallow To Deep

Spring is your best shot of the year to catch a GIANT bass on a spinnerbait! Ponds, creeks, lakes, reservoirs, it doesn't matter... bass are moving shallow, they're getting in the cover, and they're susceptible to the flash and movement of a well-placed spinnerbait. 

If you could only own one spinnerbait in one color to have your best shot at catching fish on ANY lake, anywhere in the country, I would choose this one... 
Revenge Deep Runner, Double Nickel Blades, Blue Shad Color, 1/2 oz Size: http://bit.ly/2oSfWd6

As you branch out and adapt to changing conditions you will need more baits in more colors and blade combinations. 1/2 ounce is by far the most universal spinnerbait. If there is ever a doubt, go 1/2 oz. Its heavy enough to pair with any trailer and light enough to still be fished shallow if speed is adjusted. 


If you intend to focus shallow all the time 3/8 is your best size but be prepared to use a 3 1/2 to 4" swimbait trailer instead of a 4-5" swimbait trailer. 
On the other hand if you intend to fish deep (Greater than 15 feet), or in current, or if you intent to burn the bait, 3/4 ounce is the best size for you. The beauty of 3/4 is that it can be burned mid range or slow rolled as deep as 30-40 feet. 


The only other consideration is night fishing. We really didn't talk about night fishing in this video but if you intend to fish primarily at night I recommend a larger hook (Revenge Heavy Duty, see below) and sizes 3/4 or 1 1/4 oz so that you are no struggling to maintain "feel" in the dark. The heavier blade gives great feedback on bottom and will keep you "connected" to your bait, despite not being able to see. 

Here are the baits...

Bluegill Imitating Spinnerbaits...
Revenge Double Willow (Bluegill): http://bit.ly/2bwYnaP
War Eagle Gold (Sun Perch or Watermelon): http://bit.ly/2BdFBlu
Revenge Heavy Duty (Bluegill): http://bit.ly/2b7GBrs

Favorite Chartreuse Spinnerbaits...
River2Sea Bling (Flow and I know It): http://bit.ly/2diSwqq
Revenge Deep Runner (White Chart w/ Nickel or Chart/White blades): http://bit.ly/2oSfWd6
War Eagle Gold Spinnerbait (White/Lime/Chart): http://bit.ly/2BdFBlu

Favorite White/Silver Spinnerbaits...
River2Sea Bling (Abalone Shad, Powder): http://bit.ly/2diSwqq
Revenge Deep Runner (Blue Shad, Shad, White): http://bit.ly/2oSfWd6
War Eagle Screamin' Eagle (Aurora, Green Shad, Mouse): http://bit.ly/2w5zoor

Favorite Gold Spinnerbaits...
Revenge Deep Runner (Golden Shiner): http://bit.ly/2oSfWd6
War Eagle Gold (Golden Shiner): http://bit.ly/2BdFBlu

Night Spinnerbaits...
Revenge Heavy Duty Double Willow (White Chart/Bluegill): http://bit.ly/2b7GBrs
Revenge Double Colorado (Black Widow, White, White/Chart): http://bit.ly/2E4durB

Spare Blades...
Revenge Replacement blades: http://bit.ly/2nLM6li
Recommend stocking sizes 4, 4.5, and 5 in Nickel, Gold, and White. Keep in mind size 5 is the largest so if you do not typically imitate bluegill or fish in extremely stained water, this will be your least used size. 

Spinnerbait Accessories...
Keitech Fat Swing Impact: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v
3/8 ounce spinnerbaits use 3.8 size, 1/2 ounce use 4.3, and 3/4 ounce or larger use 4.8

Traditional Zoom Split Tail Trailer: http://bit.ly/2nL3wAd
Salad Spoon: http://bit.ly/2bpGBEK
Trailer Hook (3/0 Size): http://bit.ly/2E3k2q7

Budget Combo for spinnerbaits...
Rod- Fury 7' Medium Heavy: http://bit.ly/2bGvlVV
Reel- Shimano Casitas: http://bit.ly/2geKxsp
Line- 65 lb Sufix 832 Braid: http://bit.ly/2ae93Ji

High-End Combo for Spinnerbaits...
Rod- GLX 843: http://bit.ly/2gqziwT
Reel- Chronarch MGL: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB
Line- 65 lb Sufix 832: http://bit.ly/2ae93Ji
Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

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