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How to Fish Your Way Around Cold Water Jerkbaits

Bassmaster Magazine recently featured another illustrious “Day on the Lake” article by Don Wirth in which likeable razorback pro Mike McClelland provided an excellent education on how to lure slow moving bass from 48-degree water with his suspending Spro McStick jerkbait.

There’s no doubt suspending stickbaits have accounted for tens-of-thousands of tournament wins when water surface temps are in the 40s throughout America’s heartland. And McClelland has certainly sacked up his fair share of coin on the slow moving shad imitators.

McClelland suspects that the inability for most guys to remain patient, in order to pause for as long as 30 to 45 seconds between the twitches of the lure once it’s reached its suspending depth, is the reason many anglers lack success with them. Read More

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Mike McClelland burns a fall spinnerbait

By Ken Duke Oct 7, 2011 Mike McClelland is one of bass fishing's greatest talents. He's won six B.A.S.S. events in his career, including three Elite Series tournaments. In 2008, he ranked third in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race and he's fished eight Bassmaster Classics, finishing fourth in 2009. Here's one of his favorite patterns for fall bass. Complete Story