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Good Summer Tip

I have blogged about fishing topwater baits several times (e.g. Top Edge , Topwater Bait Selection).  Safe to say that catching fish on topwater baits is one of everyone’s favorite ways to catch fish.  Also safe to say that right now, summer, is peak time for using topwaters.

However, if you have spent any time on the water, you know you better have a plan B, plan C, and a whole lot of other plans.  Some days the fish, for whatever reason, just do not want to break the surface.

I stumbled on to this tip on the interwebs.  It is a good one!

Now, don’t tell any of the bass jocks, but that tip is an excellent one for species other than black bass.  It works great for wipers and white bass.  Muskie anglers all talk about having a “throw back” lure tied on as well.

Make sure you throw a topwater yet this summer.  While you are at it, make sure you have some change-ups ready to throw too!

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About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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