November 19, 2021
Grass equals bass. We’ve heard that all our lives and for good reason. However, if you assume more is better, consider how the seasonal die back of hydrilla and milfoil meadows presents a particular opportunity for anglers tracking down fall bass.
Driven by the instinct to pack on weight for winter’s approaching leanness, bass relentlessly pursue the baitfish that have packed into creeks, pockets and various backwaters until the year’s frigid conclusion. Open water schooling happens a lot, but bass find their most efficient pursuit is picking off baitfish clustering amid cover.
That’s where the seasonal grass transition plays a key role.