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Should I Use Plastic Worms Or Lures?

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Well a plastic worm is considered a lure but they do work very well and are easy to use. I cast out and let it sink to the bottom, then i slowly jig it back. Check out yamamoto senkos, they dont look like much but man do they catch fish !

Also you can cover alot of water by using crankbaits and spinnerbaits.

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I started bass fishing at your age on neighborhood ponds in my town. Plastic worms were my bread and butter. Rig them weightless and just cast out and slowly lift your rod tip. Good luck let us know if you have anyother questions.

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It never hurts to wiggle your worm!! I wish I could take you fishing with me more often!!

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I texas rig worms with light bullet weights and have great results. Besides, you hardly ever get stuck in trees, weeds or any structures on the bottom. I haven't used anything other than this in years. It's all in the eye of the beholder though,

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plastic worms are the best baits ever invented in the sport of bass fishing. 5" senkos on 4/0 worm hooks should get you started and help you catch some fish. i also recommend 7" berkley power worms on a 3/0 worm hook with a sliding tungsten bullet weight. weight depends on what depth/cover you are fishing. most of the time i use 1/8oz. i have also recently been experimenting with "nail sinkers". they look like a nail you would find at a hardware store and you can insert them into the top of the worm. it gives the bait more of a natural fall in my opinion. google lunker city nail weights.

good luck catch em up

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haha yeah i love to fish with worms, littlebug is my nephew! I got him started on this site just because Ive learned so much. Where I take him fishing its really overgrown with all kinds of tall grass, so the best thing I have found to work is working any type of worm weightless. I do wwant to take him fishing as much as possible but he pretty far from me and i really only make out there once in a while. Thats why hes here, to try and gather as much information on targeting bass everytime he goes out!

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haha yeah i love to fish with worms, littlebug is my nephew! I got him started on this site just because Ive learned so much. Where I take him fishing its really overgrown with all kinds of tall grass, so the best thing I have found to work is working any type of worm weightless. I do wwant to take him fishing as much as possible but he pretty far from me and i really only make out there once in a while. Thats why hes here, to try and gather as much information on targeting bass everytime he goes out!

HAHA!!!! Stick with Senkos and other worms and you should do well. That does not mean to neglect other baits. Try your luck with frogs in the tall grass, it's a lot of fun watching a bass hit a frog. Just keep reading and learning, an you ill do just fine.

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Last time we were out we were throwing frogs and jitterbugs right as the sun was going down, I also gave him alot of different worms before i left.

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Little Bug, YES! Throw those plastic worms.

Any ones will do.

Try these for starters:

1. Senkos - heavy, easy to throw, easy to rig, bass eat them up. If too expensive get some other brand of "stick baits."

2. Power Bait - Excellent option. Rig Texas or Wacky and give them a toss.

3. Zoom - Trick worms work great weightless on topwater and for Shaky Head presentations.

4. Finesse Worms - Any brand, Power Bait, Zoom, Culprit, etc.

5. Baby Brush Hogs.

Keep your plastics small. No need to go with big plastic baits at this time. Finesse worms; Dead Ringers; Trick Worms; all on the small side, with the exception of the your Trick Worms that act like finesse baits.

Colors - Keep your color selection simple. The guys on this Forum will give you other suggestions. Here are mine for the above plastic baits:

1. Watermealon with Pepper or Black Flake

2. Green Pumpkin with Pepper or Black Flake

3. Junebug.

4. Try blue ones, too.

Start out slow and read, read and read. Go to Woo Daves site, www.woodaves.com, and read Woo's articles. All of them.

Go to the top of the Forum page and look for Articles. Read everyone.

Suscribe to BassResource.com on Facebook. View and read all articles.

For what line to use; knots to tie, weights; rods; reels; techniques; and other items of interest ask on the Forum and also go to YouTube and look up your subject matter.

When you have your favorite pros lined up go to their web pages and read what they are suggesting to use with the understanding that they are trying to sell their products.

Please go to the Introduction area and introduce your self.

Good luck.

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I would start by learning the texas rig. Learn how to texpose a worm hook and work a bait on the bottom or through cover. You can experiment with different weights and baits in different conditions. Anyone can fish a wacky rigged senko, it isnt really teaching you much about bass fishing. They do work but a texas rig is going to give you more milage.

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i wouldnt limit myself to either; get used to using both because there are times that one will work far better than the other; i'd grab a few plastics and a couple spinnerbaits and cranks and just get to where you can catch fish with all of them; good luck

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