Plastic Worms Underwater - Which Ones Look The Best? Underwater Footage!

We're headed back underwater to look at the most popular worms on the market! We've paired 8 worms up with a shakey head and a medium action rod to see which baits perform the best underwater. If you've wondered which worm you should try or why one works better than another, this video will answer a lot of your questions!

The combination of a shaky head and a plastic worm is deadly through the Summer months. The technique is incredibly versatile with retrieves varying from a slow drag to an aggressive snapping motion. The key to shaky head fishing is finding a worm that the bass are responding to. This video will help you understand the subtle differences in action so the next time you need to fine tune a bite or save a bite that's gone cold, you'll know which worm to turn to.

We love capturing underwater footage despite the inherent difficulties. We hope you enjoyed the footage as much as we did! Below is a breakdown of the tackle and equipment used in the video.

Shaky Head...

Dirty Jigs Scott Canterbury Shakey Head (3/16oz) - http://bit.ly/2aFOs0V

The Worms (With color recommendation)...

Zoom Trick Worm (California 420) - http://bit.ly/2aWkG7E

Daiwa Yamamoto Neko Straight ( Baby Bass) - http://bit.ly/2kH4KuC

Roboworm Fat Straight Tail Worm (MM III) - http://bit.ly/2awYSxM

Strike King KVD Fat Baby Finesse Worm (Moon Juice)- http://bit.ly/2aKei5y

Reaction Innovations Flirt Worm (Violator) - http://bit.ly/2CMB33J

Keitech Easy Shaker Worm (Electric Shad) - http://bit.ly/2R2t8a3

Yamamoto Senko 5" ( Green Pumpkin Blk Flk) - http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

NetBait T-Mac 6.5 (Texas Craw) - http://bit.ly/2jndwj9

Shakey Head Combo...

Shimano Expride A Spinning Rod 7' Medium - http://bit.ly/2osaj3q

Shimano Stradic Ci4+ Spinning Reel - http://bit.ly/2gu84t7

Sunline SX1 Braided Line 12lb - http://bit.ly/2tn8EzQ

Sunline Super FC Sniper Fluorocarbon 8lb - http://bit.ly/2p7fxju

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Which Senko Style Bait Is The Best? Crystal Clear Underwater Video!

Today we're taking 5 of the most popular stick baits and watching their action underwater. Each bait was wacky-rigged and Texas-rigged to give the most fair comparison of the actions. Have you ever wondered if a Senko is worth the price? Are they really different than the other options? Let's find out!

Tim selected 5 different baits with different materials and salt content. He also traveled to the clearest water he could find so we could see the smallest movements and subtle differences between baits. By rigging them the same way we get a fair comparison that you can trust as you decide which baits are the best for your fishing style and location.

Below is a breakdown of the baits, hooks, and gear used to make this video.

The Baits...

-Power Bait The General: http://bit.ly/2DALv0j

-Z Man ZinkerZ: http://bit.ly/2ZVJANs

-Gary Yamamoto Senko: http://bit.ly/2axAmNS

-Yum Dinger: http://bit.ly/2J8nMrF

-Strike King Zero: http://bit.ly/2GU4o0n

Hooks...

-Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Size 1: http://bit.ly/2aKGmHM

-Gamakatsu G-Finesse Hybrid Worm Hook 2/0: http://bit.ly/2GT2T29

-Wacky Saddle: http://bit.ly/2xnYcJo

Favorite All-Around Senko Combo...

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

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

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

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

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How Fish React To Different Lures **Underwater Bite Footage**

Let's head under water and look at how fish react to a worm, a swimbait, and a jig. Tim presents all 3 baits to a variety of bass and watches their reactions. Its amazing how differently each fish reacts . Some lash out immediately, others ignore one bait entirely and then come to life for the next. Take a look and then share your take aways with us at the end.

The biggest "tell" about how a bass will react to a bait is its dorsal fin. If that fin starts standing up or moving rapidly you know you've got a fish that's fired up for a bait. If you make a change and the dorsal settles, its time for another switch. Its always best to have a variety of baits tied on and ready so you can adapt quickly to each fish's temperament.

Some of our key baits for sight fishing (and fishing in general) are a dropshot worm, jig, small swimbait, and large swimbait. Below is a breakdown of the specific baits Tim is using in the video. Comment below and let us know what you learned from watching how these bass react.

Dropshot...

Bait- Roboworm 6" Fat Worm: http://bit.ly/2awYSxM

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

Weight- Tungsten Dropshot 3/16 oz: http://bit.ly/2kppo3p

Jig...

Jig- Z Man Micro Finesse Jig: http://bit.ly/2UcGaBP

Trailer- TRD CrawZ: http://bit.ly/2U9vx6P

Large Swimbait...

Mattlures Hammer Tail Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2FsZhA3

Small Swimbait...

Megabass Dark Sleeper 1/4 oz: http://bit.ly/2TyR1GT

Camera Used To Capture Footage...

GoPro Hero 7 Black: http://bit.ly/2RsLpjB

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Which Bluegill Swimbaits Catch More Bass? Amazing Underwater Fishing Footage!!

Which Bluegill Swimbaits Catch More Bass? Let's go underwater and find out! There are a ton of bluegill imitators on the market but some have terrible hookup ratios. Today we explore which baits get the most bites, which hook up the best, and when to throw them. Whether you're sight fishing for spawning bass or blind casting for aggressive post spawn bass that are eating bluegill, these baits will help you catch more fish.

Its no secret that bass love to eat bluegill. They're a consistent food source from coast to coast but imitating them can be very difficult. The key is to focus on baits that have smaller profiles and either have an exposed hook or are so soft that a hidden (weedless) hook can easily pop through. Over the years we've narrowed our selection from dozens of bluegill swimbaits to just a handful of bluegill imitators with great hookup ratios.

Below is a breakdown of the baits we use when bass are chasing bluegill. All of these baits can be used for bed fishing or open water casting alike. Don't get caught up with colors, instead focus on profile and action as you select the best baits for your lake.

Bluegill Swimbaits...

-Mattlures U2 Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2s1dqyf

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

-Mattlures Hammer Tail: http://bit.ly/2FsZhA3

-All American Sunfish: http://bit.ly/2ahBNOT

-Huddleston Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2FqvvQW

-Rago Bluegill Line Through: http://bit.ly/2JR2iS7

-Storm Wildeye Sunfish: http://bit.ly/2psTO6t

-Storm Wildeye Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2uBZ1Mf

Bluegill Imitators...

-Dirty Jigs Finesse Jig: http://bit.ly/2eJinXo

-Dirty Jigs California Swim Jig: http://bit.ly/2auXfmx

-Keitech 3.8 or 4.3 Fat Swing Impact: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

(Male Perch or Green Pumpkin Fire)

-Basstrix Bait Fry: http://bit.ly/2prMB8n

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

Hooks...

-Stinger Treble Hooks- Owner ST-56 Size 2: http://bit.ly/2cVg7xW

-Trokar 5/0 Swimbait Hook (for All American Sunfish): http://bit.ly/2iTeTSh

-Split Ring- Hyperwire Size 4: http://bit.ly/2v8ArBX

Big Swimbait Combo...

Rod- G Loomis IMX Pro 966: http://bit.ly/2x9kxuS

Reel- Tranx 300 HG: http://bit.ly/2kYsvRw

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

Leader- 25 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Budget Small/Medium Swimbait Rod (jig rod)...

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

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

Line- 50 lb Power Pro Braid: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

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

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