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Bass Soft Plastics Before, During and After the Spawn

Soft plastic trailers can enhance the effectiveness of hardbaits in the spring. (Ron Sinfelt photo)
Soft plastic trailers can enhance the effectiveness of hardbaits in the spring. (Ron Sinfelt photo)

Catch more bass this spring using those soft plastics that fill your gear bag

Take a look at the front deck of the typical bass angler’s boat and what do you see? In many cases an arsenal of rods rigged with a multitude of presentations.

Why? Because, like the tools in the tool chest of a mechanic who must tackle a variety of jobs in a day’s work, a well-rounded angler is equipped to face diverse scenarios, something especially important during the spring, when largemouth bass activity exists in a mixture of patterns. Soft-plastic baits are a major player in this game.

Today’s anglers have available a huge variety of soft plastic bait options available to them. On any water open to bass fishing during the springtime, when largemouth bass are in some sort of pre-spawn to spawn-related phase, soft plastics – both stand-alone and fished in combination with other lures – are often an extremely effective choice for catching bass.

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