Fishing

Jump to content




fishing

bass fishing
 
bass fish

fishing forum

bass fishing

bass fishing

bass fishing

Fishing Tips
 
fishing
 
fishing

fishing

fishing
fish for bass

fishing tips

fish


Photo

Winter Pond Fishing


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
17 replies to this topic

#1 kickbasskid

kickbasskid

    College Basser

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 272 posts

Posted January 05 2011 - 09:30 PM

So as winter is upon us i now must switch tactics in order to continue to catch the big ones. Or catch anything for that matter. So my question to you is what baits and presentations work for you while pond fishing in the winter?

Still chasing plenty of BASS while in college!


#2 kickbasskid

kickbasskid

    College Basser

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 272 posts

Posted January 05 2011 - 11:17 PM

I live in ohio... its not THAT cold. I simply mean fishing in low temperatures. 20-40 and the occasional 50s

Still chasing plenty of BASS while in college!


#3 OHIO

OHIO

    Cool Story Bro

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,602 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 01:29 AM

I live in ohio... its not THAT cold. I simply mean fishing in low temperatures. 20-40 and the occasional 50s


The ponds around you aren't iced over? I'm not talking about ice strong enough to walk on, but it would definitely prevent you from fishing.
The ponds around me have been iced over for about three weeks now and I don't see that changing in the near future.
If you are able to fish I would go with slow presentations and small baits such as jigs and certain plastics.
"I've seen a lot of people who thought they were cool, but then again Lord I've seen a lot of fools." -Ronnie Van Zant

#4 guitarkid

guitarkid

    pond hopper

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,948 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 01:58 AM

My guess would be go deep and go slow.




  -gk
Dimebucker Equipped Les Paul pumped into a Marshall MG-250DFX
paintball line up- '11 empire axe, '08 ETEK Ego, '07 Vicious Ego, '11 tippmann a-5

#5 hitchhiker

hitchhiker

    I Love Bass Fishing!

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 219 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 06:46 AM

Try to find some active fish using a crankbait slowly, bumping the bottom or some cover.  It might keep you warmer than fishing a jig painfully slow.

If the water's clear, try a float and fly.

#6 Ima Bass Ninja

Ima Bass Ninja

    Kicker

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,617 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 06:46 AM

I used a 10" zoom ole monster to bag a 4 pounder out of a pond i fish. Big worms and soft plastics are always a good place to start.
"Givin' him the best of, everything that's left of
The life inside this man

I've been Born Again!!!!"

#7 Grey Wolf

Grey Wolf

    I love bass fishing!

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 10,921 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 09:47 AM

I live in ohio... its not THAT cold. I simply mean fishing in low temperatures. 20-40 and the occasional 50s



Why are the ponds frozen over in my part of Ohio and not where you're from ?
N. E. OHIO

#8 OHIO

OHIO

    Cool Story Bro

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,602 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 10:03 AM

I live in ohio... its not THAT cold. I simply mean fishing in low temperatures. 20-40 and the occasional 50s



Why are the ponds frozen over in my part of Ohio and not where you're from ?


Exactly what I was asking and I live further south too.  :-?
"I've seen a lot of people who thought they were cool, but then again Lord I've seen a lot of fools." -Ronnie Van Zant

#9 Bassohol

Bassohol

    Addicted to bass

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 53 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 10:26 AM

I've had horrible luck all winter using the typical methods. I've tried jigs, deep cranks, and slow rolling spinnerbaits. I went for nearly two months without hooking into a bass that way. Yesterday I got the idea that I needed to try a soft plastic. I was sitting at work thinking that I needed something with a very muted action that I could just throw out there and let it do the work. So, I got home from work and tied on a 5" Senko and headed out across the road to this extremely small farm pond that I've seen one bass caught out of in the past 20 years and that was in the dead of summer and it weighed about 1/8 of a pound. On my first cast the bait reached the bottom and was there a total of 5 seconds before it got slammed. By far the heaviest bite I've had all winter. I set the hook and brought in a bass that weighed about a pound and a half. I plan to test out the Senko in a little bigger body of water this weekend, but it seemed like a good tactic to me. I didn't catch anymore out there with it, but I was only there for about 20 minutes and was getting bites on pretty much every cast.

#10 GrundleLove

GrundleLove

    How does Lady Ga Ga like her steak? Raw raw raw raw raw..

  • Validating
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 777 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 11:32 AM

My guess would be go deep and go slow.




-gk


That's what she said.
Posted Image

#11 farmpond1

farmpond1

    Personal best: 6lb 3oz

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,377 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 01:10 PM

I live in ohio... its not THAT cold. I simply mean fishing in low temperatures. 20-40 and the occasional 50s



Why are the ponds frozen over in my part of Ohio and not where you're from ?


Exactly what I was asking and I live further south too. :-?

If I may interject, perhaps Kickbass's ponds are spring fed.  That might explain it.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life.

#12 Vinny Chase

Vinny Chase

    Proverbs 18:21

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,952 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 02:12 PM

Besides what has been mentioned:

Hair Jigs

http://www.northstar...m/hairjigs.html

#13 Tin

Tin

    Bass

  • Floater
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,691 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 02:44 PM

Besides what has been mentioned:

Hair Jigs

http://www.northstar...m/hairjigs.html



You're getting good at sponsorship plugging Vinny. You should go write about it in the Resume section.    :D
R.I.P. Jack "Fishfordollars" Yates

I Love BassResource!

#14 kickbasskid

kickbasskid

    College Basser

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 272 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 03:42 PM

For an exact location i live between newark and columbus. As for the ponds they are both run off ponds on a golf course about a good 50 to 100 yards from my house. Both stocked with bass and bluegill. However when i got home from school my ponds had indeed frozen over with the incoming snow. However I would still love to hear ideas for when they are NOT frozen.

Still chasing plenty of BASS while in college!


#15 Tin

Tin

    Bass

  • Floater
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,691 posts

Posted January 06 2011 - 03:55 PM

If you are fishing in areas that are mostly shallow you cannot beat a lipless crank. I prefer the hair jigs for deeper water.
R.I.P. Jack "Fishfordollars" Yates

I Love BassResource!