Don’t Give Me Any Lip !

Sometimes giving lip may get you a “fat” lip….but if you’re fishing & throwing lipless lures, that’s a whole different ball game. This was the case Saturday Aug 29 during a casting & cranking episode. While the weather specialists are trying to figure out Erica’s path, I thought I’d venture out before possibly getting land locked for a few days. Although the bite wasn’t fast & furious, at least there was one….so to speak.  I started out with topwater that was nil….swimbait….nope….lipless anyone?  Yep – but had to keep in a search mode & change baits too.

The Spro Aruku Shad is a great search bait….along with A Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap. The colors below are 2 of my favorite….both were suggested by tournament anglers for me to try several years ago. It pays to listen!

Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap

Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap 1/2 oz

 

 

Spro Roland Martin Signature Aruku Shad Series Gold Black

Spro Aruku Shad 75

 

 

 

These were the 2 baits that seemed to produce & what’s amazing was after not getting bit, I’d go over the same area throwing something else & bingo….I managed to catch 4 keepers….nothing big….just a run of the mill FL bass encounter. Just remember, that next cast can be a Trophy Catch.  Enter for Trophy Catch

These 2 Devoured  Lipless Crackbaits

2.80 – 3.45  Devoured
Lipless Crankbaits

 

Steve Henderson

 

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2 Responses to Don’t Give Me Any Lip !

  1. Don Kindilien says:

    Nice catch and your advice is right on. Too many times folks just move to a better looking area when in fact it was not the fault of the area you were in. Presentation, presentation (color, speed, and just plain patience) is 95% of catching these Bass. Good lesson for us all.

  2. Kevin says:

    Nice catch.

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