How to Sight Fish Spawning Bass with Senkos

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Do spawning bass have you stumped on how to catch them? Major League Fishing pro Kelly Jordan delivers a wealth of knowledge about spawning bass and how to trigger them using Texas-rigged Senkos. While it seems simple, shallow water equates to spooky bass that coupled with more pressing reproductive issues, can make catching these fish a challenge.


Wasting too much time on the wrong fish is a common problem when targeting spawners. Jordan shares his system for reading the mood of the male and female bass and choosing the best time to concentrate on certain beds. As he says, “know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.” Distance and casting angle can also impact your success, with Jordan sharing his approach in both scenarios.