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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

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A look at some top tactics for bass in the grass

Thick bass can’t resist a soft-bodied frog (l) walked over the top of grass. Pro Kevin VanDam says grass mats are one of his favorite targets for catching big bass on grass lakes. (Photos by Louie Stout)

Up north, anglers refer to vegetation as weeds or weedbeds. Down south, and increasingly across the bass belt, anglers generically call all weedbeds “grass.” So for fun, let’s talk tactics for chasing “bass in the grass.”
For starters, show me a lake anywhere with grass, and I’ll bet my favorite $25 crankbaits that it’s loaded with bass.
That’s probably the case with just about all of the natural lakes across the northern region and a big reason why bass fishing has grown exponentially there.

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