Large Mouth Bass

Plenty of big mouths around the docks and in the bays and rivers. I have caught them in the entrances of marinas connected to the lake. Plastic baits, spinner baits, cranks, and pignjigs are the best.

Scent of Victory: Largemouth bass

For Largemouth Bass in particular, their sense of smell is highly developed. In fact the commercialization of million dollar Bass fishing tournaments has led to leading scientific breakthroughs in the understanding of how well Largemouth Bass can smell and sense chemicals in the water and how they react to these smells. I don't normally fish for these on a charter but on the rare occasion I do. A lot depends on the weather and where I'm fishing on the lake.

Jig Fishing in Lake Erie for Largemouth Bass

Stacey King hones in on the great largemouth action to be found in Lake Erie.
Length: 9 minutes 11 seconds

Lake Erie Largemouth

It may sound like an oxymoron to some. Lake Erie is where you go to do battle with brown bass, not green ones, right? The answer is both yes and no – while there is no doubt that a five pound smallmouth clamping down on a tube, stripping off 50 yards of drag, and then launching itself maniacally through the surface of Lake Erie’s clear waters four feet into the air will make the hair on the back of the neck of even the most seasoned bass angler stand on end, their underfished largemouth cousins may also deserve a slice of your angling time. Here’s why…

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