How To Catch Bass On Any Lake!

Ever wondered how the pros show up on a new lake and immediately start catching fish? Developing patterns quickly is an art, but its not a secret. Once you learn the method, you can do it too! Matt explains his mindset as he develops a pattern on a cold winter day.

Matt explains how changing conditions have repositioned the fish in the lake but by applying a few keys baits a depth and location is quickly established. Your lake may look completely different but the information will apply whether you fish a river system, a tiny pond, or a giant reservoir in the South.

Matt’s Swimbait…
Matt Allen Swimbait Head:
Keitech 4.8 Fat Swing Impact Swimbait:

Matt’s Favorite Winter Jigs…
Finesse Football Jig:
Finesse Jig:

Jig Trailers…
Yamamoto Double Tail Grub:
Smallie Beaver:

Matt’s Preferred Winter Spinnerbaits…
Revenge Deep Runner:
War Eagle Screamin Eagle:
River2Sea Bling 1/2 oz:

The Underpin…
BladeRunner 1/2 oz Underspin:
Keitech 4.3 Fat Swing Impact Swimbait:

Jig Setup…
Rod- G Loomis GLX 853C JWR:
Reel- Shimano Aldebaran 50:
Line- 20 lb Sufix 832:
Leader- 12 lb Sunline Assassin:

Spinnerbait/Swimbait Setup…
Rod- Zodias 7’2″ Heavy:
Reel- Curado 70 8:1 Ratio:
Line- 50 lb MaxCuatro Braid:
Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Budget Friendly Combo for jig and spinnerbait…
Rod- Exage 7’2″ Medium Heavy:
Reel- Shimano Casitas 7:1 Ratio:
Line- 50 lb Power Pro:
Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

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