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Hi, the last time i have fished at my land there has been a shit load of bait fish. You can see them being chased off the top on a regular bases. Every 5 minutes you will see a bass jump out of the water feeding on these bait fish. My question is, is that what kind of bait do i use when there is just to many bait fish? I threw some 3-4 inch swim baits and I caught only 2 in about 3 hours. I think that these fish just have so much food to choose from that when they see my bait swim past its not that big off a deal or something.

What bait or technique could i use to give these fish a different but still deadly look? Cranks? Worms? Plastic Crawdad?

Tell me what you think!

Thanks!
 

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Topwater ! Stick bait first and then popper but the most important thing is cadence. Then switch to rip baits and again cadence will be the most important thing you'll have to learn. If you have someone fishing with you switch color and change the cadence until you find whats working. Hope that helps.
 

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Don't react to the visible strike. Wait until you feel the tug and then cross their eyes. Otherwise you'll pull the senko away before they get it good and sucked in.
 

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Hard and soft jerkbaits, senkos, rattletrap, and a couple topwater. Take a few of each down there and you should improve your catch. With the jerkbaits I would fish it very erratically, don't forget a senko makes a great soft jerkbait.
 

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other options to try... ratl traps, kastmasters, little george's,. . . old school chit.
I got a gold kastmaster I've been itching to throw at some bass... As far as the guy explaining to wait for the tug instead of the visible strike: If you have it rigged wacky or nose hooked, wouldn't a bass spit the bait if it feels something's not right? Like a sharp point digging into them. I usually try to wait a big to make sure the hook is in a position to set but find that they've already dropped my goods.
 

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I got a gold kastmaster I've been itching to throw at some bass... As far as the guy explaining to wait for the tug instead of the visible strike: If you have it rigged wacky or nose hooked, wouldn't a bass spit the bait if it feels something's not right? Like a sharp point digging into them. I usually try to wait a big to make sure the hook is in a position to set but find that they've already dropped my goods.
I've always had a higher hook-up ratio by waiting for the tug.
 

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other options to try... ratl traps, kastmasters, little george's,. . . old school chit.
+1 to Traps. Seems like this produces well when fish are cocentrated.
 

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What ever I fish I fish it fast and erratic so they can't get a good look at it. You ever play with a cat? Drag a fake mouse and he just walks over and see's that its fake and leaves. Jerk a fake mouse and he jumps on it and then checks to see if its real.
 
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