5. Hollow Bodied Frog
Bass will attack frogs even in the spring. It may not be your main weapon, but it should be something you come back to every now and then.
Spinnerbaits are the forgotten lure in many places and bass will react accordingly…like it’s something new. Despite the clear water that occupies most of Potholes in the spring, a spinnerbait is a great option especially in the wind and rain when visibility is reduced some.
3. Trick Worm
Known as a deadly bait anytime bass
2. Punch Rig
Not your grandpa’s jig-n-pig, the 21st century version is more versatile and less snaggy with an unlimited amount of trailer and skirt options.
1. Swim Jig/Swimbait Combo
Essentially a dressed-up swim bait, a swim jig and paddle tail combo has the perfect blend of subtlety and all-terrain characteristics. Thick cover and clear water? Bingo!