Most folks subscribe to the old adage “big baits catch big fish” – and while that can be true for many species of fish, smallmouth seem to be an exception. Sure, they’ll bite larger lures (swimbaits, jerkbaits, etc.), but they seem to LOVE smaller finesse-style baits. Hair jigs, small swimbaits, dropshots, small tubes, ned rigs and grubs all seem to work great on most days.
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