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When and Why to Fish Erratic Crankbaits

Hard wobbling and erratic crankbaits are widely known as prespawn bass catching machines, but as Elite Series pro Justin Lucas points out, “the prespawn isn’t the only calendar period this crankbait category shines.” Anytime the water is cold – late fall, winter and spring, is a good time to slow crank chunky hard wobbling cranks like the Berkley Wild Thang 8.5. Justin delivers the finer points of when, where, and how to fish these baits, and we also think you’ll enjoy seeing the Wild Thang tearing it up underwater.