5 Tips For Bass Fishing On Lakes

This will be especially fun if you are bringing children fishing with you. Getting the trophy bass may not be as important as getting a lot of hits on the lines to keep the children amused and occupied. There is nothing worse on a fishing trip than having bored children. Of course, you will still land some big bass in these areas as well.

4.     Take the extra time to find lakes and ponds that are not fished heavily.  In some places where there are a lot of lakes, like Minnesota, it can be as simple as driving down a dirt road to find a lake that has not been fished much.  If you do not live in an area such as this, then you should really research the lakes in your area to find the lakes that are popular and those that are not.

Popular lakes will offer a good deal of competition for the fish. If you are trying to get away from it all as well as having an enjoyable day fishing, then you will appreciate the remote lakes that do not have a good deal of traffic. Popular lakes will be crowed with more than just fishermen and can really ruin a day of peaceful fishing.

5.     Do not forget about the deeper waters in the lake. Many people feel that the only way to get bass is in the shallow waters around the shore. This is a fallacy as there are plenty of bass that will be feeding off of other food supplies in the deeper waters as well. This is a less fished area so the chance of catching a fish will be increased.

If you are not familiar with the lake that you are going to fishing in, then you will want to research the lake before going out. You can do this online or at the local bait shop near the lake. You will be rewarded for all this extra time spent by getting a few really nice fish.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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