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Largemouth Bass1

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Soft Body Swimbaits (Small/Medium)
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  • Chris Gaudin

    Silver Ambassador

    6/2/21

    • Species

      Largemouth Bass

    • Season

      Spring (Post-Spawn)

    • Technique

      Texas Rigs (Pitch/Flip)

    • Structure

      Stumps

    • Forage

      Bluegill

    I decided to go flipping. Lake Erling is a prime place to do this in southern Arkansas and I targeted cypress trees, bushes, and docks to pitch and flip a Texas rig and a jig. I caught 1 fish on a swim jig, and 2 on a custom handtied Herkie Jig. The rest came off a beaver bait from JaBoom Bait Company. Check them out on Facebook and Instagram. Best 5 went for about 10lbs but there were plenty of fish shallow and in cover that I caught. Friend I was with lost a 5-6lber on a neko rig and another 2lber or so. The fish were biting at the end of the fall with a pressure bite. I was mainly in the lower to mid lake area. With natural and junebug color variations. I thought a morning frog bite would happened but other than seeing one bluegill get launched out of the water I did not see any other topwater activity. Front moving in seemed to have the fish pushed down into cover. Gear: Heavy Flipping combo Shimano Expride 7-11XH Bantam 150HG MGL 65lb Cortland Masterbraid 3/4oz Tungsten Weight 3/0 Gamagatsu EWG Superline hook JaBoom Bait Co. Beaver Ballz Flipping Jig Combo Poison Adrena 7-4H Bantam 150XG MGL 20lb Seaguar Abrazx 1/2 oz Herkie Jig w/ craw trailer Swim jig Combo Shimano Expride 7-2MH Curado 200HG 40lb Cortland Masterbraid 3/8 oz Herkie Jigs Swim jig w/ 3.8 swimbait trailer
  • Omnia Community Member

    Bronze Ambassador

    9/8/23

    • Species

      Largemouth Bass

    • Season

      Summer

    • Technique

      Soft Swimbaits (Sm/Md)

    • Structure

      Submerged Vegetation

    • Forage

      Shad

    • Water Temperature

      78°

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