Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Fishing Tip: Top Water Baits

Here's another fishing tip from Gander Mountain Pro Staff member Mike Ebach:

Fishing Top Water baits can be one of the most exciting ways to catch bass. The only drawback is that you have a lot of missed strikes or blow-ups that you can't hook. One way to improve your hooking ratio on top water baits like a Pop-R is to add a suspend-dot weight to the very bottom tip of the bait. This will make the bait settle in a more up-right position, which gives the bass a better target point and usually a better hook-up for you.
Always practice Catch and Release with your bass.

Mike Ebach
Pro Staff Member and Store Manager of Traverse City, MI

Also, the Texas Parks & Wildlife has updated it's Fishing Report for this week.

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