Fishing A Bass Tournament With Only 1 Lure! – RatLTrap Sam Rayburn Open

Clark and I had the opportunity to represent Lews and Rat-L-Trap at their open tournament on Legendary Sam Rayburn lake! We had a blast using just their trap, and a little bit of their new square bill! All the colors we used will be linked below! Thanks!

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Top 5 Baits For Early Spring Bass Fishing

These are our Top 5 lures choices for Spring Bass Fishing. From the first signs of Spring all the way up to the spawn, these baits will produce. Whether you’re fishing a pond or a giant reservoir, using these baits to locate active fish is a very effective way to catch bigger bass this Spring.

One of the biggest mistakes we see anglers make is to fish too slowly during the Spring. This is the time when big bass are up and active more than any other time of year. Using these baits to effectively cover water quickly will put you in front of more big bass each day. Move quickly but fish effectively and you’re going to find the success you’re looking for!

The Baits in order of appearance… (with a 2nd brand option for each)

1)LV-500 Lipless Crankbait:
Jackall TN-70 Lipless Crankbait:

2) Bladed 5 wire A-Rig- Flash Mob Jr:
Non Bladed 7 wire A-Rig- HogFarmer Cali Crush:

A-rig components…
Split Rings (Size 4):
CPS Springs (medium) for dummy baits:
Matt Allen Swimbait Heads:

3) S-Waver 168:
Baitsanity Explorer Glide:

4) River2Sea Bling Spinnerbait 1/2 oz:
Revenge Deep Runner 1/2 oz:

5) Lucky Craft 1.5 Squarebill Crankbait:
River2Sea Biggie Squarebill:

6) Jackall Rerange Jerkbait:
Lucky Craft Staysee 90:

All-Around Budget Combo for Spring fishing…
Rod- Dobyns Fury 7′ Medium Heavy:
Reel- Casitas 150:
Line- 50 lb Power Pro:
Leader- Maxima Ultragreen 15 lb:

All-Around Mid Range Combo for Spring fishing…
Rod- Shimano Curado 7’2″ Medium Heavy:
Reel- Shimano Curado 200K:
Line- 50 lb Sufix 832:

All-Around High End Combo For Spring Fishing…
Rod- G Loomis Conquest 7′ Medium Heavy:
Reel- Metanium MGL 7:1 Ratio:
Line- 65 lb MaxCuatro Braid:

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Jordan Lake NC frog fishing! BIG bass blowups

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I went out this day for one purpose and that was to try and catch some big fish on the rabbit hollow body frog ( Top Toad ) my new favorite frog.

If I’m not mistaken i Believe this is what LunkersTV caught his first double digit fish!

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