Without a doubt, fluke fishing for bass can be a lot of fun. We say that for at least 4 reasons.
First, a fluke is extremely easy to fish. If you are trying to get someone into fishing, tie a fluke on their line. Within no time, they will be hooked (literally) on fishing.
Second, they can be fish a number of different ways. Twitch ’em, pop ’em, pause ’em, skip ’em, or burn ’em. I really don’t think there is a wrong way to fish a fluke.
Third, they are the go-to bait when the fishing gets tough. Whenever it seems like the fish aren’t biting a good lure to throw is a fluke. Because they can be fished a number of different ways and because the tail is designed to give off a lot of action, this lure will get bites even in the most difficult situations.
Lastly, flukes catch fish. I know it seems simple, but it is true. Flukes can be thrown anything throughout the year: spawn, post spawn, early spring, hot summer days or cold autumn morning. The lure is so versatile and yet so effective that you may find it difficult to take it off and try something new.
Now that we have talked about how effective these lures can be in the water let’s talk about how to fish a fluke…. [Read more…]