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Bass Fishing in Southeast Louisiana

best all around bait?

Lets have a vote. Just comment what you think the best all around bait is for bass. Most votes win! I vote the ZOOM SPEED CRAW!
June 06, 2011 at 6:38pm
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dave5lsuProfile Photo
Posted June 06, 2011 at 6:51pm
I agree...

I agree! The first time I pulled the speed craw through the water near the boat to see the action I got excited! I've caught ever type of fish except specks...but then again I have never tried it...I'm sure they would eat it!

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ranger go getterProfile Photo
Posted June 06, 2011 at 7:01pm
Best bass bait

Rouge, crankbait , and for plastic is a sweetbeaver

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fish_finderProfile Photo
Posted June 07, 2011 at 11:31am
tough choice

watermelon candy baby brush hog

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koonassbynatureProfile Photo
Posted June 07, 2011 at 7:24pm
my vote

baby chug bug...on bad days i catch bass with one. might be a small one but if there's a feisty bass around he'll hit a chug bug

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KruserProfile Photo
Posted June 07, 2011 at 7:44pm
worm

Mine is a 7' purple worm

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dmbbowhuntProfile Photo
Posted June 07, 2011 at 8:38pm
Speed Craw

I agree with the speed craw. catch em all the time on it they just cant resist those crazy claws

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Camp BoProfile Photo
Posted June 16, 2011 at 9:02am
Best Bait

Zara Spook Jr

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leadfootProfile Photo
Posted June 19, 2011 at 9:58pm
Zoom !!!!!!!!!!

Speed Worm Watermelon seed or Pumpkin on a spot remover jig head

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CaptJSProfile Photo
Posted June 19, 2011 at 10:39pm
Talk to many of the pro's

They all say spinnerbait. There is never any weather condition it can't be fished and it can be fished fast and slow deep and shallow. Hard to fish a worm with heaavy wave action.

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Posted June 19, 2011 at 11:22pm
CRankin!!!

Bandit Yellow Spring Craw Shallow Runner Crankbait!

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Cajun315Profile Photo
Posted June 20, 2011 at 9:39am
Best Bait

Dynamite!

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WookieeJediProfile Photo
Posted June 20, 2011 at 10:43am
Tough Choice

I have never tried the Speed Craw, but it looks like I'll be getting some.
All-around, I would have to go with a long senko-type worm. You can rig it Texas-syle, shaky-head, Carolina, whacky, weightless, and drop-shot. It works everywhere and at all depths. If you need it smaller, you can always just cut some off.

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Dr. SpotProfile Photo
Posted June 20, 2011 at 1:34pm
specialized lure

I use a plug, but tweak it. I take off the treble hook, then throw away that useless piece of plastic. Put a live minnow or small crawfish on the hook. Works great.

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JB
Posted June 20, 2011 at 1:41pm
Baits

A 4 inch Zoom finesse worm (watermelon/red or junebug)and a rootbeer/chartreuse 100 series Bandit.
However, if I was stranded on an island and could only have 1 bait, it would be a 1/16 ounce beetle spin with a black/chartreuse tube jig. That catches everything that swims!!

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littlehunterProfile Photo
Posted June 22, 2011 at 5:28pm
top water

the zara spook jr is also my favorite

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fishhfilesProfile Photo
Posted June 22, 2011 at 8:25pm
Does live bait count

Gold Fish

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turkeyhunterProfile Photo
Posted June 23, 2011 at 5:40am
baits

1.Rogue ( original floater blk top gold side orange bottom) 2 . white or yellow spinner 3 . Kanami worm ( watermelon)

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Posted June 23, 2011 at 6:34am
Best bait

Two Gold Fish double rigged with a popping cork.

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sparky38Profile Photo
Posted July 09, 2011 at 10:25pm
best bait in the whole wide world !!!!!!!!!!

The one and only Slugo.........I say it again....SLUGO,SLUGO !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted July 10, 2011 at 10:05am
watermelon finese worm

i have been using watermelon finese worm alot lately and have been having better luck than others.

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T-WillProfile Photo
Posted July 14, 2011 at 9:26am
wave worm tiki dip stix

pumpkin with chartrues or redbug with chartrues i use one in clear one in dirty and fish it wacky , when all else fails in my box this catches fish.. I have about $1100 dollars worth of tackle and this is my choice

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Spoon ManProfile Photo
Posted July 15, 2011 at 2:01pm
Best lure

I guess the best 'all around' lure would have to be a spinner bait. What other lure can catch fish year round in all conditions while giving an angler several different methods of fishing it? You can work it in the grass or open water when fish are schooling. You can slow roll it deep. Flip it. Pitch it. Buzz it. Burn it. You name it. How many people do you know who caught their first bass on a spinner bait? You can tie one for someone who's never fished a day in their life and tell'em to just crank it back to the boat or you can win a classic with one like KVD did this year(AND A CRANKBAIT). Spinnerbait......best all around no doubt.

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ribbitmanProfile Photo
Posted July 16, 2011 at 7:16am
BEST BAIT

RIBBIT,I had to do it..JD

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Posted July 22, 2011 at 9:25pm
Ultravibe Speed Craw

I agree. The speed craw can be drug on the bottom, jigged, swam like a spinnerbait, or swam on top. You don't even have to adjust the bait, all you have to do is reel it in differently.

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e-man (R)Profile Photo
Posted July 23, 2011 at 5:30am
Hmmmm

American Flag cream worm on a 1/8 oz jig head.
(The older guys will know)

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