The 6 Most Important Fishing Lures to Use When Bass Spawn

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The 6 Most Important Fishing Lures to Use When Bass Spawn

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Fishing the bass spawn is one of the best times to catch hawg bass, but even then they can be finicky. We trolled the best of the internet to find half a dozen top recommendations for boating big bucket mouths even when nothing else is working. Don’t head to your favorite bass lake in the spring without these baits on board.

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#1. Berkley Sinking Minnows 

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Berkley-Fishing.com, Angler Education

 

Just because you can’t see the bass on the beds doesn’t mean you’re not going to catch them.

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#2. Soft-plastic Swimbaits Like the Squirmin’ Super Worm

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FieldandStream.com, 10 Tips to Catch Spawning Bass

Work your swimbaits quickly for aggressive fish and slowly for neutral mood fish.

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1 arrow pointBass Pro Shops Squirmin’ Super Worm

 

#3. A Soft Plastic Lure Like the Bass Pro Shops Squirmin Lizard

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BassResource.com, Spawing Bass

 

Once you find a bed, reposition yourself to where you can see the bed well but are far enough away that the bass will not become spooked. A good distance is about 7 feet away.

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1 arrow pointBass Pro Shops Squirmin’ Lizard

 

#4. Topwater Lures Like the Bass Pro Shops XPS Professional Series Topwater Hard Baits – Popper

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1Source.basspro.com, Topwater Tactics for Spring Bass

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#5. Texas-rigged Berkley PowerBait Flippin’ Tube

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About Sports, Fishing for Spawing Bass

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#6. Swimbaits like the SPRO Swimbait BBZ-1 Junior 60

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SPRO.com, Swimbait Tactics for Springtime Bass

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