Fall Trophy Bass Fishing Tips

10/10/2011 10:22


With the cool nights and warm days bass will feed mainlyduring the warmest parts of the day. This provides an opportunity to catch big trophy sized bass. Here are a few tips that will help you catch some monster fish.

One of the mosthelpful fishing tips is to know the lake where you are fishing. Purchase some fishing maps that show the best areas for bass to hang out. Bass like to ambush their prey so look for large rock formations or lots of underwater trees. Places where they can hide and hunt.

Another important piece of knowledge to have is what types of small feeder fish live in the lake. What species of shad and shiners are found in your lake? What specific color patterns of blue gill or sun fish live there? Byobserving the exact color patterns of the bait fish you will be able to choose the best fishing lures.

One of the best ways to learn what the bass have been eating is to pump their stomach. When you catch a bass use a small stomach pump to remove the contents and examine them. This is simple to do and can be done without hurting the fish.

Lookingthrough the stomach contents tells you what sizes and color of lures you should be using. If you do this every time you catch a fish you will develop a log book of very useful information. After looking at the content of many fish over the course of a year or two you will be an expert on what type and colors of lures to use in every season of the year.

These are a few of the things you can do to catch trophy sized bass. These same techniques will also improve your performance playing online fishing games.