Seth Feider’s Top 9 Bait Categories for Fall Smallmouth Bass

Seth Feider takes the guesswork out of choosing the best lures for smallmouth bass fishing from late summer through late fall. This comprehensive seasonal progression video breaks the fall period into distinct water temperature ranges; Feider then tells us what baits work best during each window based on years of hunting big bass on Minnesota’s famed Mille Lacs and other productive Great Lakes region fisheries. His lure selection is narrowed down to the following categories:

Ned Rigs  
Football and Swinging Jigs 
Drop Shot Baits
Alabama Rig 
Single paddle tail swimbait (single swimmer) 
Damiki Rig  
Blade baits 

You’ll need to watch the full video to know when to put each of these baits to work with maximum effectiveness.