Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

April 24, 2013

Spinnerbaits key lure for bass anglers

Loy Milam
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Rain in early spring is both good and bad for bass anglers. It is good because the water flowing into lakes and reservoirs is usually warmer and can quickly raise the temperature of any given body of water several degrees in a very short time.

This temperature change prompts fish that have been in deeper, warmer water all winter to migrate into shallower water and makes them easier to catch.

Heavy rain in early spring is bad because it discolors the water to the point that fish have a difficult time locating lures.

The conditions that accompany early spring are what have made spinnerbaits the go-to lure for savvy bass anglers.

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