Fishing Multi-Species Moving Baits | Bass, Crappie & Bluegill

S&B - Ep6 Midwest Fishing Multi-Species Moving Baits

Midwest Multi-Species Fishing – sounds like a good time to me! This year, the MOVING BAITS have been absolutely smoking, from chatterbaits to topwater – although my new favorite technique is by far a jerkbait. This is followed closely by another new favorite from last year: micro-swimbaits.

One of my favorites can be seen here in depth.

Today, we hit the water with my only golden jerkbait… a no-name model from yesteryear that worked… well… it worked surprisingly well, landing a few bass and my PB Jerkbait Crappie.

After I got frustrated with the jerkbait trebles picking up too much of the Illinois muck I was fishing through, I switched to a Kalin’s Crappie Scrub. This little dude was paired with a 1/16 ounce Kalin’s simple ballhead jig (which has a relatively short shank – which is important) and it was lights out for the panfish.

Today was an extremely fun, productive round of fishing even though I was pretty limited on time!

:::::GEAR LINKS:::::
Lucky Craft USA Pointer 100 SP
Kalin’s Crappie Scrub
Seaguar Invizx Fluorocarbon
Mitchell Pro Spinning Reel

Let’s get to grinding.
Godspeed, Patriots.

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Fishing Multi-Species Moving Baits | Bass, Crappie & Bluegill

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CONDITIONS:
Location: Northern Illinois
Time of Year: 3rd Week of May – Late Afternoon
Weather: Calm & Overcast
Air Temperature: 56°F

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Let’s get better.

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Fishing is never dull. You can always learn – even when the fish don’t bite. Fortunately, they DID bite today, but we had to make a few adjustments and even leave the lake we were at for greener pastures…

Let’s fish!

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