3 Baits to Fill Your Bass Limit

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How many of you have been in a scramble to fill a tournament limit late in the day? Decades of tournament experience has helped Mark Menendez build a shortlist of 3 confidence baits to produce an extra fish a two when the pressure is on.


He shares his top 3 baits for filling a limit, which consists of two horizontal and one bottom bait. Square bill crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and a shaky head jig/worm are proven get-bit baits that let you cover water quickly with the horizontal offerings and trigger negative fish with the latter. Smaller sizes of each appeal to the entire size spectrum of fish while also providing the opportunity for a big kicker fish.