Jerkbait Tips for Bruiser Smallmouth Bass

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Jerkbaits are year-round producers for pugnacious smallmouth bass. Aggressive and curious by nature, the erratic action of a bright-colored jerkbait not only draws fish in for a look but triggers aggressive feeding. 

Ryan presents a mixed bag of tips in this video that’ll put smallmouth in your boat wherever they swim. This video dives into the following topics, each supported with quality fish catches: 1) jerkbait color selection for more bites, 2) the importance of boat positioning and casting angles along fish-holding structure, 3) the use of titanium leaders to prevent pike cutoffs (click here to learn how to tie the Albright Knot mentioned in the video) and 4) rod selection for working jerkbaits and keeping bass hooked.