Fishing Information

Finding Trophy Bass


Have you ever noticed some people have all the luck when it comes to catching huge bass? Maybe, it's not luck at all, it is most likely they know where to look for the lunkers and what the big bass need to survive. Bass continue growing their whole life but when you have the right elements, they can grow to be monsters.

Big bass needs an abundance of food,shad, crawfish and shiners all are good food for bass and it has to be plentiful.

Bass need warm water to grow to be monsters, this makes their metabolism faster, this is the reason why monster bass grow in the Southern states. Bass also need shallow water for a place to spawn and feed and they need deep water close to the shallow water for cover and cold fronts.

Use your fish finder to find the right places for lunker bass. Mine has water temperature on it, that helps find warm water. If you see a bunch of fish in a location on your finder then they might be bait fish. Once you find the warm water and bait fish then see how far away the deep water is located. If it is close to the warm, shallow water and the bait fish, then try that place for fishing.

If you can find a fishing hole with all these ingredients then you're likely to find big bass.

Charles E. White has fished for almost 50 years for bass from California to Florida. In his lifetime, he has caught over 6,000 bass. His biggest bass is a 12 pound 14 ounce that hangs on his wall in his office. Charles has owned two tackle shops and has taught many people to become successful anglers. He has fished with the Pros in Florida and California. His website about fishing for bass is at: http://www.bassfishingweekly.com


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