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Jerkbait Actions and Cadences

Jerkbait Actions and Cadences

Your rod is a key element in getting the right cadence and action. I like a 6-foot, 10-inch Megabass Orochi spinning model. It’s long enough to make a lengthy cast, yet the rod is short enough to allow quick wrist snaps. READ MORE »

Jerkbaits Top to Bottom

Jerkbaits Top to Bottom

Jerkbait fishing has its niche as a springtime tool for putting big limits in the boat, but a jerkbait is more versatile than that. It can be a year-round bait that works in certain situations, if an angler understands how to use it effectively. READ MORE »

Designing and Fishing the Megabass Vision 110

Designing and Fishing the Megabass Vision 110

My initial jerkbaits, starting from about 1978, were the Rebel Spoonbill Minnow and the Smithwick Rogue that followed. I spent countless hours fishing and customizing these jerkbaits and figuring out the best method to weight them for different sink, suspend and rise rates. READ MORE »

Jerkbait guide

Jerkbait guide

Take in an early spring tournament on just about any fishery, and you’ll see dozens of anglers jerking, twitching and snapping a bevy of slender minnow-shaped jerkbaits. Yet the same select and relatively small group of anglers usually cashes the bulk of the checks on many lakes during the spring. Somehow, they manage to set themselves apart. READ MORE »