UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Norman

Top 10 Baits from Kentucky Lake

Top 10 Baits from Kentucky Lake
Jason Lambert

As usual for Kentucky Lake, the Costa FLW Series presented by Lowrance was dominated by ledge fishing. Jason Lambert earned the trophy in no small part due to a crankbait, but the whole gamut of typical ledge baits performed for the field. One bait that caught a lot of fish without a lot of mentions was a drop-shot, but that’s generally the fate of finesse stuff on the Tennessee River.

Lambert’s winning pattern

Top 10 patterns

Complete results

 

Jason Lambert

1. Jason Lambert caught a lot of his fish on a Hog Farmer Baits Hog Wobbler head with a 7-inch Castaic Jerky J and a 6th Sense Lures Cloud 9 C25.

 

Cole Floyds

2. Finishing just 7 ounces behind Jason Lambert, Cole Floyd caught his fish on a Texas-rigged Zoom Ol’ Monster in tequila sunrise, a Strike King 10XD (blue/chartreuse) and a drop-shot with a Roboworm Fat Straight Tail Worm in morning dawn color.

 

Randy Haynes

3. Making a big move up from ninth to third, Randy Haynes used Profound Outdoors Z-Boss 22 and 24 crankbaits (spot candy and grand shad colors) and a hitch-colored Zoom Swimmer on a 1-ounce Strike King Squadron Head.

 

Micah Frazier

4. Georgia pro Micah Frazier finished fourth and used a scrounger as well as a Buckeye Football Jig with a black/blue craw.

 

Clent Davis

5. Clent Davis threw a variety of baits including a deep-diving Duel Hardcore crankbait, a Nichols Lures Ben Parker Magnum Spoon and a worm.  

 

Greg Bohannan

6. Greg Bohannan gathered all of his final-day weight with a 3/4-ounce Bass-X Football Jig with a green pumpkin Strike King Rage Craw.

 

Tom Redington

7. A 5-inch Lake Fork Tackle Flutter Spoon and a 3/4-ounce custom hair jig were the top producers for seventh-place pro Tom Reddington.

 

Jeff Defew

8. Jeff Defew put his faith in a Strike King 10XD, a Nichols Lures Ben Parker Magnum Spoon and a jig.

 

Austin Brown

9. Local pro Austin Brown gained one spot to finish ninth after throwing a Strike King 10XD and a 3/4-ounce Slongs Football Jig with an Attack Pak craw in green pumpkin.

 

Brandon Hunter

10. Kentucky Lake guide Brandon Hunter found his deeper fish with a Lucky Craft LC 6.5XD crankbait and when he went shallower, he switched to the 3.5 XD. He also caught fish on the Ben Parker Magnum Flutter Spoon.

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