By | September 27, 2015



A lot of people ask, "How do I catch fish in the winter?", or "How do you catch fish when the water gets cold?"

Professional BASS angler/fisherman Mike "Ike" Iaconelli talks about catching winter bass with the Rapala Shad Rap. When the water gets cold, follow this secret VMC short shank treble hook tip to trick out your Shad Raps and catch those big winter bass! Customize your shad rap by modifying the hooks.

Bigger treble hooks can increase hookup percentage, neutralizes the buoyancy to help the bait suspend, and the short shank keeps the larger hooks from tabling with each other.

Use these tips along with 6lb. Berkley Trilene fluorocarbon to catch more late fall, winter and early spring largemouth and smallmouth bass.

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