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How to Fish For Bass in Murky Water

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You have it all planned out: a weekend bass fishing trip complete with perfect weather, prime water conditions, and your favorite rod, reel, and baits. While prepping for the big day you discover your perfect weather has given way to storms and less-than-prime water conditions. What to do? Dave Wolak explains some of his best tactics to catch bass in “chocolate milk” waters.

“High, muddy water is probably the number one troublemaker for springtime bass fishermen…  But I don’t let it bother me, because there are ways to be successful in the mud.”

Image by: Glenn K. Young

Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.