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Patterning Bass With the Neko Rig on New Lakes

Traditional bass fishing wisdom says to start your day with a fast moving search lure then slow down with a finesse rig once you’ve found the fish. Several professional anglers at doing the exact opposite. Justin Lucas hits a new lake for the first time with a Neko Rig in hand – he uses his fish finder and seasonal knowledge of bass to make smart location decisions without wetting a line, then attacks these spots with the Neko Rig. The system catches fish in all moods, making it a confidence strategy for Lucas as well as a solid first step in developing a pattern.

Justin delivers several tips on how he fishes the Neko Rig, his preferred tackle setup, as well as rod, reel and line combination. This is an easy system to fish for anglers of any skill level and generates a lot of bites.