Category: Light Tackle Bass Fishing

Swimbait Season!

Posted on December 12th, by manny in Light Tackle Bass Fishing. No Comments

Swimbait Season in the Southwest desert is among us! After an unseasonably warm spell, the air is turning colder and the big bass are being pushed by nature’s forces to eat less often, metabolize slower, and prepare for incoming changes in weather in the form of cold fronts. What does this mean for anglers? It means we get to throw extra large swimbaits to giants that are feeding in shallow waters on larger presentations. Also, in the salt river chain lakes a new baitfish shows up, trout…yes, trout! They are stocked by the Arizona Game and Fish for the enjoyment of recreational anglers and trophy bass alike.

This year I have seen the most exciting behavior from these large fish such as throwing stocker trout in the air into cartwheels, pushing them out of the water onto shore and even one … Read More »