Going Cove(rt) for Late Summer, Early Fall Bass

Going Cove(rt) for Late Summer, Early Fall Bass
Going Cove(rt) for Late Summer, Early Fall Bass

Few things can light up the eyes of a bass fisherman more than the act of pulling a bass boat into a quiet, untouched cove on a favored bass lake.

Whether the cove features unseen structural features hiding beneath the water's edge; easily noted cover like boat docks, stumps, lily pads and grassy vegetation; or is nothing more than an oasis sitting off to the side of a boat and personal watercraft filled main lake body, coves are highly inviting to a bass angler looking for a quiet place to wet a line.

The only problem for a summertime angler when the topic of coves is brought up at the marina coffee shop is that for the most part, bass simply aren't in such spots on a lake or a reservoir when the heat is really on.

But there are a few exceptions to that hot weather rule of thumb, mind you, especially as summertime gets ready to transition into fall in the next several weeks.


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