Fishing Tips

How to Power Fish Spinnerbaits for River Bass

Buring spinnerbaits is an excellent way to cover vast stretches of water and trigger the most aggressive bass in any given system. Kyle Peterson reaches for his favorite double willow leaf spinnerbait and explains his approach for targeting active smallmouth bass.

River bass are highly aggressive and opportunistic but make frequent moves based on current speed, water levels and baitfish migrations. A flashy tandem spinnerbait mimics forage and fishes clean through cover while chewing up river miles at the same time. Peterson shares some boat positioning pointers as well as rod, reel and line considerations for the situation.