However, it can be tricky to add both a trailer and a stinger without causing constant tangling. I commonly refer to this technique as “bulging” due to the pressure wave bulging the surface film of the water. It's produced a lot of bass for us lately, some more than 5 pounds. When attaching a trailer to either a spinnerbait or buzzbait make sure the trailer and lure’s blade match. $4.19 3 Colors. Take only your immediate needs. On a straight retrieve, I will hold the rod fairly loose so that I'm in tune with the thump of that single blade. Immediately commence a relatively brisk retrieve so as to create a bow wave pulsing the rod tip wall allow the angler to hear the blades break the surface. If this happens slow the retrieve down so the spinnerbait is just below the surface film. That's been leading us to low light and no light periods of the day or night as the case might be some fishing trips. This will help you learn how-to night fish for bass. Attach a trailer hook to the spinnerbait’s hook. Buzzbaits:after casting, kick reel into gears as spinner hits water and retrieve. That may be confusing at first, but basically it means find areas like points, stumps, or other cover where a bass can roam and feed quickly before the light is gone or before it gets up to bright. The longer rods mean that when a spinnerbait is being retrieved the subtle hand movements and spinnerbait control can be combined to have total contact and control with the lure at all times. Having this connection also means the lure can be hopped over structure as the loose loop gives a hinging effect. Load Next Page. The steeper the banks the more we walk the spinnerbait down the slope with a lift and drop retrieve. Firstly the soft plastic adds to the bulk of the lure slowing down the sink and retrieve rates and giving the fish an easy target to strike. Hall doesn't put the soft plastic on the trailer hook itself. Nighttime spinnerbait tackle selection depends largely on the type of water. Coming with a stinger hook and trailer plastic, and also the choice of oversizing the rear blade for a much slower presentation. Also the soft feel of the plastics in a fishes mouth has a sense of reality and increases the chance for that second strike. A little plastic stopper needs to be added to keep the trailer hook from slipping off. Hang any spinnerbait up to dry after shaking off water as any remaining moisture can leave microscopic rust spots inside the swivel and this will stop the blades swimming at the extremely slow speeds that are sometimes needed to induce a strike from spooky fish. The first is to use a small disc of plastic – the kind used to mold common milk jugs. One-quarter- to ⅝-ounce models are typical for bass, pickerel, and small pike, in varying blade and skirt-trailer combinations. Even though the normal rule of thumb is dirty water dark lure, clear water bright or fluro coloured lure, there are exceptions on different days for unknown reasons. $3.29 2 Colors. The chatterbait has been hammering fish since the first day it stormed onto the scene from Z-Man. $4.99 6 Colors. It’s a confidence deal for me, and it works,” he said. Humps, bars in the mouths of bays, long extending secondary points and more can produce a lot of fish and often better fish. Thirdly scent additives can be applied to the plastic without contaminating the rubber cottar on all spinnerbait skirts, which is eroded by the petroleum based plastics. But I also use a plastic trailer when it gets real hot like it is now. Also the soft feel of the plastics in a fishes mouth has a sense of reality and increases the chance for that second strike. 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