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Fishing jigs are one of the most versatile and productive lures you can fish. You can fish them as a swim bait or fish them on the bottom. You can also fish any color scheme to represent any type of prey! Jigs come in a variety of weights and styles; 1/8-ounce through 1-ounce are the most common. I usually will fish the 1/4-ounce, 3/8-ounce and 1/2-ounce most of the time. My most commonly fished jig is a 1/2-ounce; it’s my jig that I will start with. A 3/4-ounce jig is good for deeper water or when trying to penetrate thick…
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There are a lot of baits that are great baits to cover water in search of schooling largemouth bass. The one I prefer and have the most success with is rattling bait such as a Rat-L-Trap. The Rat-L-Trap is a compact, flat-sided bait filled with BB-type rattles inside its hollow body. With it being compact, it’s easy to cast even on windy days during the fall; you can make long casts and cover a lot of water with it in a day’s fishing. I like to fish it on long points, flats that drop off into a river or creek…
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