Monday, July 22nd, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, July 22nd, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Heat of summer? Tie on a topwater for great bass action on these Ohio waters

A successful topwater bite when a bass smashes your lure is not soon to be forgotten. (Photo courtesy Champion Boats)

What is more exciting than seeing a bass smash your lure? Not much, not when a topwater bite is hot. It has been a summertime ritual for generations. Shallow water is where much of the action is, those places affected the most by weather, physical cover, and boat traffic.
Mechanics play a role as well, the moving parts of a lure that transmit sound. Water pushing surfaces too, such as a cupped face, creating pressure waves when retrieved.

digital devicesThis content is restricted to subscribers of If you are already an subscriber, you can log in here. If you are not and would like to read this and all the other great content has to offer, click here.

Share on Social


Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?