How to Fish for Bass Like a Pro: Determine Fishing Conditions
Last summer I got the chance to fish with Kevin VanDam “the Michael Jordan of Bass Fishing” in Upstate New...
Last summer I got the chance to fish with Kevin VanDam “the Michael Jordan of Bass Fishing” in Upstate New York. If you hang out with VanDam for about an hour you’ll find that one of his favorite phrases is: “Lemme break it down for you.” Luckily, KVD was kind enough to breakdown a few of the keys to his success as a bass fisherman in a short series of videos we’ll post here on the fishing blog.
His first tip is to determine your fishing conditions. KVD looks at water clarity and sky conditions as cornerstones to bait selection. On bright days with clear water, a bait that matches the natural forage of the lake is critical. On overcast days and in more turbid water, your bait’s action trumps all.
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