Sure you can catch bass on them all year but they really come into their own when the water gets cold and clear and the bass become more reserved and less inclined to chase down faster moving and more aggressive offerings.
Sure jerkbaits aren’t always the best option, but I’ve had many days when they’ve been the only thing that I’ve been able to catch fish on.
So let’s take a quick look at the how, why and where of how I do my jerkbait thing, and my go-to collection of jerkbait favs.
Kevin VanDam accidentally buried the hooks of a jerkbait in a cameraman’s arm on the final day of competition at the MLF Challenge Cup at Lake Amistad. The YouTube video below shows how the incident occurred, and then how VanDam and Gary Klein removed the hooks using the braided-line method.
A word of caution: If you don’t like the sight of blood, don’t watch.
Imakatsu are one of the hotest brands in Japan and the man behind them is Katsutake Imae. Check out this clip from his latest DVD.