Posts Tagged ‘Crank Baits’

NEW MEXICO: Bluewater Lake – Tiger Musky Fair on Shallow Crank Baits, Swim Baits & Spinners

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Fishing was fair using shallow crank baits, swim baits and spinners for tiger musky. Recommend releasing short fish as soon as possible to keep them healthy and a big catch for the future.

Fishing was slow to fair using stink bait for catfish.

A few trout were taken by anglers trolling spinners.

The surface water temp was in the mid 70s.

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TENNESSEE: Old Hickory Lake – Caught Bass on Crank Baits, Jerk Baits, Jigs & Worms

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Decided to go to the lake yesterday for a couple hours. Arrived at 11am but did not start fishing till noon, due to motor problems. After resolving motor issues, my day turned into a great December day!

Air temperature was 63 degrees, and water temperature was 51 degrees when I arrived. I started out fishing transition banks. It did not take long to start catching them. Caught my first bass on the third cast. A solid keeper. I caught fish just about anyway I wanted. I caught some on crank baits, jerk baits, jigs, and worms. I ended the day around 3PM.

Caught 10 bass, 5 keepers with the biggest being 4 and half to 5 pounds. Had a couple over 3, a 2 and half, and one about 2 pounds.

Did not have a fish after 2pm, but had wore the spot out pretty good.

The key to success was to find the shad. Find the shad, you find the fish! Good luck to all!

Mike Davis
Mike Davis Outdoors
p: 615-513-2667


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TENNESSEE: Fish Caught on Crank Baits and Spinner Baits

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Bass pretty good today.

Caught 11 during the early afternoon hours. The wind driving bait fish into shallow areas. All fish were caught on crank baits and spinner baits ranging from 1 to 8 foot of water.

Water temperatures in the upper 50s with some areas in the low 60s.

Mike Davis
Mike Davis Outdoors
p: 615-513-2667


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NEW MEXICO: East Central – Bass Are Everywhere, Try Downsized Crank Baits & Soft Plastics

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Santa Rosa Lake
– Same as last week, largemouth bass were active around brush and large structures, try flipping tubes and jigs into them. Walleye are reported as good, although many are small. Bass are everywhere; try downsized crank baits and soft plastics around the points and on the flats. Crappie, up to 1.4 pounds, are hitting just about everything presented to them. Best bites came from tubes in the main creek channel off the bluffs. Catfish are very active as well using minnows and cut bait.

Storrie Lake
– Fishing is good for trout using Power Bait, with many limits taken.  Catfish are fair to good with chicken liver.

Sumner Lake
– Fishing is good for walleye along the Eastern Bluffs and near the mouth of the Alamogordo Arm trolling white and fire tiger crank baits and rattle-traps 8-12 ft. Fair for largemouth and smallmouth casting white crank baits along coves and structure 2-5 ft. Good for white bass using a variety of plastic worms, spoons and crank baits. Fair for channel cat below the dam on the Pecos River, also on the West shoreline south of the Main boat ramp using chicken liver. No reports on crappie.

Ute Lake
– Fishing is good to excellent. Walleye are fishing good to excellent trolling crank baits over brush in 10-15 feet of water or try crawlers in 17-22 feet of water. White Bass are fishing fair. Large and Small mouth bass are reported as excellent and are hitting most anything thrown at them.  For the smallies, try the top water early in the mornings and Senkos whacky rigged later in the day. The largemouth are on their beds in 4-6 feet of water. Crappie are fishing good up the Canadian around rock and brush and in the main lake coves using minnows in 2-4 feet of water. Catfish are good in 2-8 feet of water with chicken liver or stink bait. Fish near the reeds and brush for best results.

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