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Here are the baits that will catch you bass through the entire open-water season

The author loves bass fishing at least partially for its great variety of open-water lure options – most of which perform best in specific conditions or seasonal windows. (Photos by Lindner Media Productions)

As America’s favorite game-fish species, bass – both largemouth and smallmouth – receive their fair share of attention. With so much interest, there’s no question as to why there are so many lure options on the market. An online search will yield thousands of those options.
There’s a handful of lures that perform extremely well no matter the time of year. They’re players at ice-out and they continue to be a threat until ice-up. I refer to these as the “broad baits” for bass.

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