Summer Time Bass Fishing:
Summer, when the water has warmed up and the spawn is over and the
bass are starting to move into the deep to stay cool, this is when a Crank Bait comes into play, or a Carolina
rig soft plastic.
Again here look for structure, which is where your
depth finder comes in handy. I promise you they will be there waiting on you.
I like the summer because when it gets hot, it is
easy for me to find the fish.
Look for a tree overhanging the water and you can
bet there is one or two under the tree trying to stay cool. Here is when all that practice you have been doing in
your backyard pays off.
You are only going to get maybe one or two shots at
this bass hog. Make the cast count, which means don't throw it up in the tree and have to rip it out or go get
The big Hogs spook real fast and they will not come
Boat docks are another good place to look for the
hogs in midsummer.
Last but not least is my best fishing time and that
is at night. You will have to come back to the website later on when I do the night fishing trip. Some of the
largest Bass I have caught have been at night.
Fall Time Bass
Fall, when the water starts to cool back down and
the fish again move to the shallows, and put on what I call the feed bag loading up for the
Here again is a great time to fish, it is so easy,
meaning the fish will almost jump out of the water and tell you where they are
What you want to do is locate the shad. The fish are
there no matter what anyone tells you. The shad will move to the back of coves where the water is warmer and the
Bass will follow them like a puppy dog.