Drifting for Smallmouth Bass

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Drifting is by far one of the best ways to target smallmouth bass with live bait when you have a little bit of wind on the lake.  You can fish a variety of soft plastics on a jig or drop shot rig while drifting as well.  Find a good drop off or rocky area and let the wind drift you along to help you cover some water.  When you find the more productive areas, stay in those spots with your anchor or trolling motor or you could just use the big motor to move the boat back up to do another drift.


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