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If you could only have 3 baits for year round bass fishing what would they be?😎

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If I only had the option to take 3 baits for bass fising the 1st, sorry to break it to you guys but it would have to be any type of "stick" bait. This is a obvious because you can rig it in so many different types of profile & presentation either it be Wacky, Mojo, Shaky, Drop shot, Carolina, Taxes Rig, etc... I usually use the "Yum Dinger 5" Color: Green Pumpkin and or Black & Blue flake with a 3/0 or 4/0 EWG offset worm hook either weightless or bullet weighted with a Texas or Wacky Rig. (Why because it is my favorite finnese style rig either in open water or in thick cover. It Works like a charm, and it is my go to bait when everything fails). 2nd, would be a Suspending Jerk Bait. My favorite is the "Rapala X Rap XR12 4 3/4", 3/4oz." Color: Clown. (Why because of the versatility of the lure, the ability to cast far and it having a distinct Action that attracts bass; it suspends to depth of 4~8ft and you can jerk it, pause it, reel it slow or fast. And the color I chose seem to attract bass pretty well in both Clear and Dirty waters). 3rd, Last but not least I had to give it to the Finesse or Flipping Jig. I like to use a Jig and Craw method. Specifically the "Strike King Bitsy Bug or Flipping Jig 1/4oz. with a Strike King RageTail Craw" as a trailer. Color: of course black & blue and or Green pumpkin😉 (Why because I can drag it, bounce it off the bottom between rocks and I can throw it in the thickest covers). Like everyone I catch the biggest bass when it comes to using jigs and the reaction of hooking a bass is quite satisfying 😊 What are your Top 3 favorite baits and why would you recommend them?😮

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Are the ponds, lakes, rivers, etc still frozen in Virginia because this is a winter thread, it gets asked each year.:)  But if I had to answer here's the list...

 

Coldwater- Carolina Rig with a hollow body frog (work it very slow)

Mid temperatures-   An A-rig rigged with buzzbaits

Warm Water- Bull Dawg (big lures = big bass???)

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Drop shotting a pink buzzbait

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9 minutes ago, CroakHunter said:

Drop shotting a pink buzzbait

Yer so 2012.  We're Carolina rigging inline spinners up here.  That's where it's at!

 

When does spring start?

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Get at me when y'all can punch an 8" Hudd! 😎

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didn't want to divulge this but take the blades off a spinnerbait and run tandem shad raps instead. crazy action!

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3 baits? All you need is a Whopper Plopper! The question is one 90, one 110, and one 130? or  one size in 3 colors?

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Three baits, Senko, mushroom head, and a spinnerbait.

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1 hour ago, J Francho said:

Yer so 2012.  We're Carolina rigging inline spinners up here.  That's where it's at!

 

When does spring start?

Hey don't count anything out! My buddy caught a five pounder on a skirtless spinnerbait with a 12" bubble gum worm trailer on a day when nothing would work

 

The rig was officially named the spinnerworm 

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25 minutes ago, reason said:

3 baits? All you need is a Whopper Plopper! The question is one 90, one 110, and one 130? or  one size in 3 colors?

Hahahahaha, Whopper Ploppers are great but you can't expect it to be a year round bait and catch bass in the winter when they are lethargic and in the deepest part of the water.😑

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Green pumpkin senko, hollow body frog, spinnerbait or jerkbait.

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27 minutes ago, nascar2428 said:

Three baits, Senko, mushroom head, and a spinnerbait.

Oh yeah I almost forgot about the Mushroom Jig By Z-Man with a Finesse TRD. Those are great 😀

17 minutes ago, AggieBassin10 said:

Hey don't count anything out! My buddy caught a five pounder on a skirtless spinnerbait with a 12" bubble gum worm trailer on a day when nothing would work

 

The rig was officially named the spinnerworm 

Never tried this... I am definitely gonna have to try this out next time I go out! 😊

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Top 3 for me have to be a 5" stickbait in a green pumpkin. A 5" swimbait in a white color. And a whopper plopper in any natural color

4 minutes ago, Andrew Wolf said:

Oh yeah I almost forgot about the Mushroom Jig By Z-Man with a Finesse TRD. Those are great 😀

Never tried this... I am definitely gonna have to try this out next time I go out! 😊

I can't promise it's effectiveness at all times but something made that Bass want it 😂

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2 hours ago, ratherbfishin1 said:

Are the ponds, lakes, rivers, etc still frozen in Virginia because this is a winter thread, it gets asked each year.:)  But if I had to answer here's the list...

 

Coldwater- Carolina Rig with a hollow body frog (work it very slow)

Mid temperatures-   An A-rig rigged with buzzbaits

Warm Water- Bull Dawg (big lures = big bass???)

Nah, just in general throughout the year baits. I just like finesse type tactic fishing more then power fishing. I would of included any type of squarbill cranks but I could only choose 3 so 😩

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8 minutes ago, Andrew Wolf said:

Nah, just in general throughout the year baits. I just like finesse type tactic fishing more then power fishing. I would of included any type of squarbill cranks but I could only choose 3 so 😩

Hey, its your desert island....be a rebel...choose 4!!!

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Just now, Choporoz said:

Hey, its your desert island....be a rebel...choose 4!!!

Bahahahah 😂

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A drop shot rigged 3-armed A-rig, one arm with a pink Deps 250, another arm with a 4" Zman TRD, and the other arm with a buzzbait. 

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Only three baits?

 

Two Senkos and a Ned Rig.  ;-)

 

Tight lines,

Bob

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4 hours ago, J Francho said:

Yer so 2012.  We're Carolina rigging inline spinners up here.  That's where it's at!

 

When does spring start?

You didn't get the memo? That's out. We are now wacky rigging five 10" power worms on under spin heads with an umbrella rig. 

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Senko. Spinnerbait. Frog. 

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1. Hand Grenade

2. Ultrasonic Electro Fisher

3. Seine

 

 

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1. Topwater

2. Topwater

3. Topwater

 

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All of you are missing out. I have been texas rigging a whopper plopper.

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46 minutes ago, Log Catcher said:

All of you are missing out. I have been texas rigging a whopper plopper.

Wha... are you serious?😮 Is Taxes rigging anything and everything like the thing now???

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3 hours ago, ww2farmer said:

You didn't get the memo? That's out. We are now wacky rigging five 10" power worms on under spin heads with an umbrella rig. 

I can't tell if this is a joke or it's something ppl actually do that can catch fish?.... 😒

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