Slowing Down for Cold Weather Bites

Slowing Down for Cold Weather Bass Bites

Before the spawn of time… heh heh…

Before the spawn this year, I was able to catch 3 nice bass on a swim jig. However, in the Midwest it’s not uncommon to see 30, 40, even 50 degree swings in the temperature from day to day – especially in the spring.

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This trip was rainy, cold, and it took place after a stretch of really nice warm weather.

I don’t know how much of an impact this had on the water temperature – but the bass certainly responded. I had to adjust my tactics to land any – but I’ll show you what I did and why.

Let me know if you have any suggestions for improving, or a pond or creek to fish, or just want to say hey in the comments or on social media. I’m always trying to improve and I appreciate your input. Thanks.


Let’s get better.

Time of Year: 1st Week of May
Temperature: 44 degrees / evening / 5 mph winds

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