Fishing Tips

Tip #43

When using a flipping jig or any Texas rigged soft plastic, the key to detecting strikes is to understand how the bait feels under normal conditions, such as going over wood, rock and/or weed. Not every bite will shake your arm to the bone, bass have an uncanny ability to suck a bait in without you ever knowing it. That's why when something doesn't feel right on the retrieve...that's when you set the hook, and set it hard!

 By: JP DeRose, Professional Angler and Shimano Team Member

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