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What are your best producing pond lures to use during the winter? I fish a lot in ponds that are <10 ft. And fishing slows down in the winter.

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keep it simple:

5''  senko, t-rigged on a 3/0 hook. no weight

6'' finesse worm, t rigged.  little/no weight.

3'' grub on a 1/8 oz jighead

 

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Small jig.. with a subtle trailer. worked so slowly it's almost boring. 

Small flutter spoon. good on everything in the pond. 

Light blade bait. 

Also a lipless crank . Id try both a rattle and no rattle. 

Drop shot with 4" worm 

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A good jig and a piece of Uncle Josh Pork, worked very slow.

40yr of cold weather experience, and it works every time :)

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Jerkbaits are about the only option in ponds here during the winter due to the amount of leaves and moss on the bottom of them. 

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Went yesterday...water temp 39 degrees.

 

Used a 3/8 green pumpkin jig and caught 5.  Didnt fish it super slow...just tossed it to rocks and wood and they usually hit on the slow fall.  Bottom is mucky but if i found laydowns or bush piles i could keep it off bottom and thats how i got bit.  Just lift and drop and pick up slack over rocks and branches....doesnt need to be super slow

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Plastics, small and worked slowly.

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Light Marabou jigs .

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a light hair jig with a pork trailer, and a jerkbait, both floating and suspeding

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I feel your pain. I haven't fished much at all this winter but the few times I went out to my regular spots I didn't even get a bite. So last week I tossed my iBobber out there and - nothing. Not a single fish in site.

 

This was in a lagoon that connects with a dozen or so other lagoons through the stormwater system. So there's a good chance that most of the bass have most likely moved to areas with a better food supply for the winter. Cover is about the same at all of these lagoons and there's no feeder stream where they might congregate.

 

Or maybe it's as simple as the bass in my area are more sensitive to feeding at certain times of the day in the colder months. Whatever the reason, I never took the time to figure it out. Maybe next winter I'll take the time to try and figure it out. But if history is any indication, in the next 1-2 weeks the bass will start getting really active around here during the pre-spawn. I can't wait!

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Since it hasn't been mentioned: tubes. Everything bites tubes. Weightless t-rigged, or with a small 1/16-1/8th jig depending on the size of the tube. Can even use the Z man ones on a small ned rig and let them pop along the bottom.

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Blade and JB. If it's not too cold out, a finesse  plastic something, but usually not.

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Motor oil finesse worm with a little jj on the tail. Drop shot or Shakey head. Very little movement, I mostly just drag slowly. 

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