If only the fish cared about how much tackle we have In all seriousness though, for bass anglers just getting into fishing, coming back from a hiatus, or working. If you're just getting into bass fishing, or getting back into fishing after a long hiatus, going to the tackle shop can be an eye-opening experience. Knowing the basics of bass lures will help you make a better fishing lure with those baits that are proven to be effective for catching bass.

Break down the science of bass fishing with these main types of lures: Glowing eyes seem to work best as predatory fish target the eyes when striking. We break down the top 5 best bass lures based on their proven ability to catch bass, their versatility, and the opinions of many seasoned bass fishermen. The jig is one of the most versatile lures because it catches fish in all seasons and under almost all conditions. It can be bounced, dragged.

Learning to fish with a crankbait adds to your arsenal of effective lures by providing a different style of fishing, specific to the environment. In shallow cover — wood, stumps, clumps of grass — I like to use a spinner bait with a red or pink head, and a crank bait with red hooks. Catch more bass after dark with these night fishing tips A few modifications to your tackle and gear are all it takes to get things cranking from dusk till dawn.