My early bass fishing experience with the old Heddon Basser lure I’ve been writing about recently eventually provided me with a bunch of bass fishing truths.
As I’ve mentioned, one of those truths is that you rarely go wrong using lures and lure colors that match the forage in the waters you’re fishing. If you’ve been reading these columns you’ll recall the only Basser I had in the beginning was a rainbow colored job I had picked up at a second hand store.
I caught a few fish on that lure just casting it out there and reeling back in. A truth that soon emerged was that a Basser in a yellow perch finish was by far more effective. [Read more…]