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laangler21
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Favorite Fall Bass Fishing Techniques


Typically I will start with a shallow running crank bait (4-7 ft), usually in a smoked shad color. Suspending jerk bait, or plastic fluke comes next. If the bite is really tough, or bass are holding deep or tight to cover, a shaky head with a trick work usually does the trick.

If none of that works, time to dip into the "panic box," sac-a-lait type baits, have done well on some of these, and hey, if I catch a nice stringer of perch, I can still chalk it up in the win column.

What say the OB?


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I generally am fishing hydrilla in the Fall. Not by choice, but that's just where I spend my time in October.

I target points in the grass and shear walls. I can always catch a lunch-sack on a short c-rig with finesse worms.


laangler21
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Forgot about that, c-rig stays tied on. I usually target creeks in the fall, start shallow and move out as needed.


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lipless crankbait on points is probably my favorite way to catch em this time of year


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I spent one Thanksgiving at TB a couple years ago. Someone here said Rogue. It was money, so I tie on a minnow bait this time of year if fishing banks.


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c-rig or crankbait


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re: Favorite Fall Bass Fishing Techniques
MY EXPERIENCE IN FALL HAS BEEN FEAST OR FAMINE.
SORRY FOR YELLING.


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LOUD NOI....


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Langston
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I usually target creeks in the fall

With a crank, preferably square bill but others get abused too.


laangler21
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re: Favorite Fall Bass Fishing Techniques
Rapala JSR-5- FTMFW


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You need to come out the IC one weekend while were camping out there. You and the wifey to eat and drink and watch a game or something, or you to come fishing


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Langston
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Rapala JSR-5-


And I havent tried one. I went to the square bill last fall and murdered them. Always use a crank but usually have to make it hit bottom or grass or something. Didnt have to with a square. I actually used an Academy brand with the most luck. Of course they discontinued my favorite color


laangler21
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re: Favorite Fall Bass Fishing Techniques
Sounds good to me, let me know when. Been a while since I fished Indian, usually hit it up in the spawn and get on some beds.
JSR I think stands for jointed shad rap, nice wobble, and great around stumps. I can bang it around like a sq. bill and not get hung up. But it is my go-to crank bait, so I am more "in tune" with what it's doing than others.
They make a few different versions for different depts, jsr-3, 4, 5, and 7, those are the ones that I have seen.


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SCUBABlake
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If none of that works, time to dip into the "panic box," sac-a-lait type baits, have done well on some of these, and hey, if I catch a nice stringer of perch, I can still chalk it up in the win column.


Not if you originally set out for bass. You're killing just to kill.


laangler21
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Not if you originally set out for bass


All depends on how you tell the story.
Bass weren't biting, so I started fishing for sac-a-lait.
I fish to fill the freezer brah.


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Langston
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Killing just to kill?!?! Wtf Just because it's not your first choice to catch doesnt mean you want throw back or eat. Hell I go for bass primarily but would rather WP to eat


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Referring to thread the other day...try to keep up man.

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WP




SCUBABlake
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Eaaaaaaasy guys.


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She wore bluuuuuuuuue vehhhhhlvet.....


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