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Improve Your Dock Skipping for Bass

How to get those baits back into the shadows— and get those big fish back to your net!

Improve Your Dock Skipping for Bass

Precision casting brings a chunky fish into the light of day. 

Super productive, but super intimidating, skipping docks is one of the best ways to tempt bass pretty much anytime other than the spawn. The downside: Dock skipping’s also one of the quickest ways to birds’ nest a baitcaster!

No doubt, when a rapidly propelled bait hits a dock piling or grabs the top of a wave, “professional overrun” puts the kibosh on your moment. Don’t stress, with a few tactical refinements and the right tackle, you'll be surprising those shadow-huggers like a pro.


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