Cold, clear water means it's time to switch to fluorocarbon line.
Pro angler Jason Christie loves fall fishing.
Throw topwater lures during outgoing tides in the fall.
Follow the bait for fall fishing success
Most bass anglers know that creeks are the place to be for fall fishing, as hungry fish do their best to round up mouthfuls of shad. However, a random approach usually results in a lot of unproductive time. You don’t have to catch a fish on every cast, but you definitely want to start your day by whittling down the overall scenario with a logical approach.
Simple tweaks make the Red-Fin a killer saltwater lure.
Where coastal rivers meet oceans or gulfs, tidal influence bring saltwater fish well into the brackish-to-freshwater zone. This creates a mixed bag of opportunity in which redfish, snook, flounder and jack crevalle may keep company with largemouth bass.
Speckled trout love finger mullets imitations like the Cotton Cordell Red-Fin.
As water levels fall in reservoirs nationwide, bass will be chasing shad more in open water.
When largemouth bass chase shad schools into the backs of creeks, the fall feed-up offers many different ways to engage these gorging fish. For FLW Tour pro Pete Ponds, one of the most effective ways involves cranking the edges.