Small, handmade flat sided balsa crankbaits are best for this type of bass fishing. I’ve got a box full of these. If he hits a larger boulder, he might slowly pause and keep the line tight so that he can crawl it over one rock and down the other. I belive kvd was using 14lb fluorocarbon. Also, most of the time there’s no need to go out at sunup.
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His other preferred method for late summer and early fall occurs when the largemouth mood swing is in full effect. He adds that “conditions are always a little bit different” over the course of a day, a factor fishermen have to consider.