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Bass Crash Course: How to Fish Soft Jerkbaits

An erratic action, a natural profile and weedless rigging are just some of the traits that make the soft jerkbait such a great bass lure.

You can fish it fast just below the surface during low-light conditions or let it settle into the 3- to 5-foot zone when the sun is out. The bait will perform differently to match the conditions you encounter depending on how you rig the hook.

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