When parts of the U.S. experiences an explosion of cicadas there might be some concern fishing would be impacted. This insect only emerges every 10-17 years, but there are different "broods" around the country. When Brood II emerges in places like New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and on down to North Carolina, so we asked some of our Bass Pro Fishing Experts to chime in on how to fish during a cicada invasion.
Here is a quick view of our Brood II cicada fishing tips:
- 3 Tips for Topwater Fishing During Cicada Seasons by Keith Wilson
- Northeast Waterways Will Be Hopping During Cicada Season by Gene Ellison
- How to Take Advantage of Topwater Bite During Cicada Seasons by Rod Bates
- Will Brood II CIcada Invasion Improve Bass Fishing? by Harry Robertson
Or if you'd prefer to learn about cicadas another way, check out this infographic on cicada basics and fishing tips.
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