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Choose the Right Weight for Bass Fishing

Understand the importance of sinkers in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight.

Neither sexy nor glamorous, weights are easily one of the most overlooked pieces of bass gear in your tackle box.

Understanding what a weight does and how it helps you catch bass is critical to your fishing success.

In this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight, Dr. Todd A. Kuhn tells you everything you need to know about the types, styles and uses of fishing weights for bass.

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Kuhn discusses how and when to use them, reveals his own system for keeping them organized, and points out the main differences between lead and tungsten weights.


Learn more about weighting baits for bass in the above video.

Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight is a 13-episode video series on gameandfishmag.com that focusses on the best baits for bass fishing. Join Dr. Todd A. Kuhn every Tuesday this spring as he goes deep into how bass lures work, what bass find irresistible in them, and how you catch more on your next trip.

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