Thursday, July 27, 2006

Fishing with Bill Dance

Boat docks are some of the most abundant structures on lakes and rivers, yet many anglers never fish them. It’s a shame because docks are fine bass-holding structures.
Docks in some lakes hold bass year-round, particularly those in the South where temperatures remain moderate throughout winter. Summer is the best time of year to fish boat docks. The reason is because docks provide shade, which is key for shallow bass.
Bass use shade as an aid to their ambush style of feeding. Lying in shade and looking into brightly lit water, a bass is hidden from baitfish in the sunlight.Read More

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