How to fish using ReelBass CRAZY SHRIMP

How to fish using ReelBass CRAZY SHRIMP

Fishing for bass using CRAZY SHRIMP combines the attractiveness of a shrimp imitation with the enticing action of a spoon. Here's a summary of how to effectively catch bass with this type of lure:

There is no right or wrong way to fish with this lure but here is a recommendation on how

Gear Selection:

  • Use a medium to medium-heavy spinning or baitcasting rod, typically around 6 to 7 feet in length, to handle the weight and action of the metal lure.
  • Match the rod with a suitable reel that has a smooth drag system and can handle the line weight you intend to use.
  • Opt for a braided or fluorocarbon fishing line with a pound test suitable for the size of the lure and the potential size of the bass.

Location and Presentation:

  • Target areas where bass are likely to feed, such as near structures, drop-offs, submerged vegetation, or cover where shrimp and small baitfish might be found.
  • Cast the metal lure and allow it to sink to the desired depth before starting your retrieve.

Retrieving the Lure:

  • Retrieve the lure with a twitch-and-pause or jigging action to imitate the movements of a shrimp or injured baitfish.
  • Use occasional jerks or twitches to make the dangling hooks flutter and simulate a shrimp's legs or a baitfish's tail.

Varying Your Technique:

  • Experiment with different retrieval speeds and actions to determine what triggers the bass to strike.
  • Pay attention to any signs of bass activity or disturbances on the water's surface to help locate potential hotspots.

Time of Day and Conditions:

  • Bass are often more active during low-light conditions, such as early morning or late afternoon, so consider fishing during these times.
  • Overcast days or days with a slight chop on the water can also enhance the lure's attractiveness to bass.

Be Patient and Observant:

  • Bass may follow the lure before committing to strike, so be patient and avoid retrieving too quickly.
  • Keep a close eye on your line for any indication of a strike, and be ready to set the hook when you feel any extra weight or resistance.

Using a shrimp-like metal lure with dangling hooks can be a successful way to target bass, especially when they are feeding on shrimp or small baitfish. Enjoy the thrill of enticing strikes and the satisfaction of catching bass with this versatile and attractive lure!

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