Shallow Cranking Grass “Sweet Spots” Without Fouling

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Subtle changes in grass spots are bass magnets, and as legendary crankbait angler David Fritts explains, a shallow crankbait is an excellent tool for searching out sweet spots and triggering these fish. Always look for areas of change which often means grass edges or isolated hard cover such as a sunken tree.

Crankbaits fish surprisingly well when working shallow grass so long you pay attention to the bait talking to your hand and adjusting your rod angle in response. Fritts emphasizes the importance of, and how to make rod angle adjustments throughout the cast to prevent fouling while covering large swaths of water.