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Bass Fishing Fall Ammo


I can not believe it has almost been a whole year and Fall is just around the corner. I have come up with some of my go to baits and how to rig them.

First I must say that I have been to a lot of the lakes here in the Mid South and am seeing that we are about to have us a great Fall fishing time.

What I mean is the shad are coming out and starting to move to the coves, and in some lakes, you can almost get out of the boat and walk on them. It goes back to the many articles that I have written, find the shad and you can bet the fish are close by.

Fall Lures - Poppers

As you can see, the first picture is an arsenal of Poppers; the rest of the pictures are my favorite for Fall fishing, and they are Flukes tied on to the main line without any weight.

Fall Lure - Fluke With No Weight


Now, let's get into building the catch Three At A Time Rig Setup

I like to use a Bass Pro Wide Super Lock Worm Hook Size 5/0 as part of the rig set up.

Super Lock Worm Hook

This will give you enough weight to cast all three and the amount of the weight will let the bait slowly sink in the mist of all the shad.


Fall Bass Lures - 3 Rig SetupAs you can see I placed the first one approx 23" from the bottom of the line, attached by a palamar knot.

Then proceed to come down the line at least 10" to 12" and attached the second one, then attached the last one to the end of the line.

Secure all three using the palamar knot.

You Are Ready For Some Fun!

Give it a small jerk and it will make your bait look like it is trying to run or swim off in different directions.

We all know that the bass do not just chase just one shad and this gives the effect of a small school, and I can promise you it will amaze you in the fish you will catch.

After the first one is on the line and you are fighting him back to the boat take your time and most of the time another bass fish is following the one that you have hooked in hopes that the first fish will drop the bait until he sees the other bait and then hits it. Now you have two on the line and the fight is on.

I have passed this on to all my angler friends and you will see what the excitment is all about, one last TIP that I will pass on is after the shad have disappeared.

Look for a tree in a cove that is laying in the water and throw to the very tip and let the bait sink out of sight and give it a little switch and let the flukes fall. I pass this on to you because I showed a guy how well this works and he caught a 7 pounder; his biggest Bass so far.

Don't forget Buzzbaits , Rattle Traps, Spinner Baits, and thank all the hunters that have gone back into the woods and left you the whole lake to seek out MR. BASSHOG.

Keep The Hooks Wet!

Steve McGoldrick


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