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Beyond the Hype, Learn here why Glide Baits have become so popular!
What is a glide bait? How do you fish a glide bait?
A glide bait is a lipless crank bait swimbait cross. Many large muskie / pike glide baits come as a solid body, however a growing number of the glide baits being utilized for bass fisherman has a single joint that connects the two parts of the bait together. The bait has a characteristic “walking the dog” action when reeled in. It is fished with a rod tip up position slowly reel a few cranks, then pause and reel again. The bait will swim in a back and to “S” swim pattern in big 8 to 12 inch sweeps.
This lure has been popular for a long time with Muskie and Pike fisherman, but just fairly recently has become a go to locator bait many pro bass fisherman. This bait typically swims under the water and does not look like anything else in the water. Many bass fishing pro’s have discovered that bass of all sizes will come up and follow it and check it out which has made it a great locator bait to scout water and help to determine which water is holding which sized fish, before tournament time.
This lure is most effective in the spring and early fall for bass and is the number one lure of choice anytime for muskie and pike when they decide they are hungry!
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