Saturday, May 20, 2017

A Versatile Bass Fishing Lure: The Spinnerbait!

The spinnerbait time. Crafted early 20th Century, The Shannon Twin Spinner, produced former company Chicago, Illinois knew versatile lure was catching bass shallow, deep modifications blade head weight. The Shannon design companies were producing modified version Twin Spinner.

During 1970s decade, spinnerbait became popular. Many professional bass tournaments won spinnerbaits. Rick Clunn, Tommy Martin, Jimmy Houston, few, gained fame tossing spinnerbaits shoreline cover. This popularity leads innovative designs today.

A spinnerbait bent wire holds a spinner blade lead body. Paint, colorful skirts, sometimes rattle added spinnerbait attractive bass. There three types spinnerbaits. 1) Single spin. 2) Tandem spin, 3) Twin spin. While three types spinnerbaits own advantages disadvantages, Tandem spin type is, opinion, versatile three types personal favorite.

Spinnerbaits come sizes (1/8oz. 1oz.), shapes, colors, spinner blades. How choose spinnerbait? Lets keep simple possible. If fish clear water smaller lure smaller blades. If fish water colored stained bigger lure bigger blades. Another determining factor season. Switch season. Use smaller lures spring. Use bigger lures fall. The common sizes 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 ounce. The 3/8 oz. Versatile I time. I 1/2 oz. windy. I try to pick spinnerbaits medium sized, willow leaf blades. I primarily color depending day, white/chartreuse during daylight, black low light conditions.

Although spinnerbaits resemble natural food source, combination vibration, flash, profile lure pulled water attractive bass. The spinnerbait versatile bass fishing lures available. You fish shallow, deep, anywhere between. If spinnerbaits arsenal, I recommend getting give a try. Oh, thing, Bass them, Pike em too. Be ready.