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Strap on the Feed Bags, These Bass are Hungry!

Here’s an inside look into the underwater world of bass, and it is simply fascinating.

Tube jigs are among the most popular and effective bass baits on the market. They imitate crawfish, and as evidenced in this footage, bass love those little freshwater lobsters.

I have used tube jigs for years, and I typically fish them slowly over bottom structure. That might have to change after this video. A crawfish is more agile than we might think. It was enlightening to see how quick and eradicate the action of the live crawfish was before the largemouth engulfed it.

While crawling a tube over rocks and brush is effective, some fishermen have implemented a swimming technique for these jigs. This style perfectly mirrors the situation that Tactical Bassin documented in this underwater footage. When a crawfish knows it has been spotted by a bass, it will attempt to swim away as quickly as possible. This fatal mistake triggers a predatory instinct in fish. They can’t resist chasing down a tasty morsel that’s trying to escape!

Keep this video in mind the next time you tie on a tube. If the slow, finesse technique isn’t getting the bites it typically does, trying switching it up by implementing more of a swimming action. It could help you create more strikes and cover more water.

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Strap on the Feed Bags, These Bass are Hungry!