Bass fishing is one of the most popular fishing sports around the world.
Landing a monster bass is the goal of the dedicated person who hunts for these prized fish whether to release the fish after an exhilarating battle or to fillet out a slab of the delicious white meat and deep-fry it along with hush puppies and cold slaw. Catching the monster bass is both an art and science and there are many hidden secrets for catching them.
The hunter becomes the hunted – learn how a small change in your paradigm, thinking and approach can lead to bass-angling success! Try to picture yourself as a bass in order to become and understand the bass as a hunter. Observe, learn, follow, study and use its natural habit, preferences, patterns, habits, prey and choice of food, in your bass fishing strategy, and you will have some interesting fish-tales to tell.
2. Equipment, site, lure and skill, dawn and or dusk, shallow or deep waters, fresh/salt water, from boat or shore – it does not matter! There are secrets and techniques for each of them.
3. Experts have proven that Bass almost figure the amount of energy it will take them to chase the prey vs. the return. If this be true , what are the implications for us anglers ? It is all in the fundamentals, the ideas, battle plan, allure, tease and methods we choose to use. This will decide and determine our success.
4. Most, if not all of the so-called ‘insider’ secrets, tips and stories to tell of big hauls of Bass, all revolve, around a very simple basic rule – understanding the fish, (their life-cycles, feeding preferences, habits and patterns, habit and menu of choice, their nature, their relationship with the broader eco-system and position on the food-chain, timing it right. Know your environment, your gear (tools), Learning the basics your and finally optimizing (each!) opportunity… For lots more in-depth bass information, go to the website listed at the bottom of this article.
Secrets of Bass Fishing
One secret to bass fishing is, what we can easily refer to as, ‘predictable behavior’. Habits, patterns, life cycles, the natural rhythm that is life and nature – also applies to fish. This means that Bass exist within this natural reality. If you can capitalize on understanding it better, you will increase your chances of successful hooks/bites. Learn more, visit the website listed at the bottom of this article.
Familiarity with the Bass’ favorite places to hang around is critical to success: Bottoms, stumps, trees , logs, weeds and plants, contours, structures, travel-routes, creeks, shallows/deeper passages, coves, channels, bluffs, banks and shorelines – all can be repetitive clues on habitual, predictable behavior of the bass. Most of the ‘experts’ came about their knowledge through reading, studying habits of their catch, in very similar fashion than what you are undertaking. Every time you get to know your fishy friends a little better, until you know instinctively where they will be and where their favorite spots are. Knowing and going where the fish are becomes demystified, but even more exciting, for it is now more than a hunch or random chance – it is a planned encounter where the watery predator, hunter par excellence, becomes the hunted! Find out much more about bass fishing by visiting the website at the bottom of this article.