Top 5 Largemouth Bass Lure Categories
There are so many great lures for catching largemouth bass. It’s hard to make a list of the best, because every single lure listed below has a time and place where it can be super effective. We’ll put the top 5 overall based on how productive they are and how versatile they are. If you’re going to be a good bass angler, you’re going to want to learn about more than just the top 5, so scroll down to the bottom of this page to learn about the lures that are used for largemouth bass.
It’s hard not to catch bass with wacky worms. They have made bass fishing so easy for the average angler. Cast them out, let them sink, then give them a twitch. Then repeat and catch bass after bass after bass.
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Big worms catch lots of bass and lots of big bass. From spring through fall, they produce and they are one of the best lures for catching giants in the middle of the summer when it’s hard to get a bite on anything else.
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Bass jigs are probably the best overall lure for catching good-sized bass. If you want to catch a keeper-sized bass, throw a jig. They work in so many situations.
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Lipless crankbaits are awesome baits to use for largemouth bass. Anglers are limited somewhat with these because largemouth bass love being around cover, so at times, you can’t fish these baits where you know there are some bass. Otherwise, they would probably be #1.
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Jerkbaits are awesome for targeting largemouth bass. Fish them from spring through fall with a twitch, twitch, pause retrieve and hold on.
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- Big Soft Plastic Worms (10-12″)
- Curly Tail Worms
- Finesse Worms
- Fork Tail Worms
- Paddle Tail Worms
- Ring Worms
- Swimming Worms
- Wacky Worms
Lizards & Creature Baits
Tubes & Crayfish Baits
Crankbaits / Jerkbaits
- Lipless Crankbaits
- Shallow-Diving Crankbaits
- Medium Diving Crankbaits
- Deep Diving Crankbaits
Spoons & Blade Baits
- Chuggers – Poppers
- Floating Soft Plastics
- Topwater Crawlers
- Topwater Stickbaits