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Small Waters Strategies – post-spawn bass

Small Waters Strategies – post-spawn bass

May 15, 2013

“The easiest time to catch bass on topwater is when males are up protecting fry,” proclaims topwater Expert Zell Rowland. “During the post-spawn, This can be an easy time to catch the big ones, too!”

Small Waters Strategies – Spawn transition

Small Waters Strategies – Spawn transition

May 15, 2013

Late spring is a time of transition on most waters in the U.S. Bass and other species can be in pre-spawn, spawn or post-spawn conditions. Here are a few “indicator” signs of what stage your bass might be in and how to adjust accordingly with baits and presentation.

Small Waters Strategies – Shaky head & finesse

Small Waters Strategies – Shaky head & finesse

Jul 31, 2012

Finesse techniques like shaky head fishing and hair jigs catch hard-to-pattern post-spawn bass. Watch an exclusive video with the ever entertaining and informative Mike Iaconelli.

Small reservoir strategies

Small reservoir strategies

Jul 10, 2012

Small Waters Fishing joins "The Legend," Harold Allen and Vicious Fishing Lines on a 50-acre lake in Alabama during the post-spawn period. Allen sizes up the lake and reveals his favorite baits for largemouth bass under the conditions. Exclusive video!

Post Spawn Sand Pit Bass

Post Spawn Sand Pit Bass

Apr 12, 2012

“It’s a post-spawn junk fish bite,” explained Mike Iaconelli, releasing a sand pit bass caught at VIP Adventures’ Lake #1. Ike was dead-on! Fishing with Ike and Boyd Duckett, we caught bass, including a number of four- to six-pound post-spawn fish, on new Berkley Havoc Bottom Hopper and Devil's Spear soft plastics and Rapala DTs cranked through deadfall.

Carolina Sand Pits

Carolina Sand Pits

Jan 31, 2012

Small Waters Fishing met with Mike Iaconelli, Gary Klein, Boyd Duckett, Bobby Lane in South Carolina to fish a series of sand pits managed by Marc Deschenes of VIP Adventures. The pros were looking forward to a couple of days of fun fishing after the Bassmaster Carolina Clash at Lake Murray. We also wanted to test some of the latest lures and tackle from Pure Fishing, including the new line of Berkley Havoc plastic baits.