Spring Fishing Tips

Swimbait Fishing High-Percentage Spring Bass Spots

Swimbait Fishing High-Percentage Spring Bass Spots

Professional bass angler Justin Atkins is an expert at finding Tennessee River bass during the spring and shares some excellent pointers for locating reservoir bass in and around the spawn. He then constructs a productive pattern around fishing large river flats with hollow body swimbaits.

Justin dials in his Humminbird LakeMaster mapping to reveal obvious staging areas separating main river wintering holes and expansive spawning flats. He explains how to use side imaging to locate key cover on these transitional areas (residual hydrilla patches), then circles back to made targeted casts with realistic baitfish-imitating hollow body swimbaits.