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Techniques Anyone Can Use – Guaranteed to Catch Bass with Jack Wingate

Bass-Fishing Methods That Work for Jack Wingate

Click to enlargeEditor’s Note: “Too-many people have tried to make bass fishing so difficult and complicated that some folks believe they can’t do it. That just ain’t so,” says Jack Wingate, owner and operator of Wingate’s Lodge on Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Georgia.Click to enlarge

Jack Wingate, the owner and operator of Wingate’s Lodge on Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Georgia, says, “There are a couple of methods that work for me. The first one, when hunting fish, we throw the worm as far as we can, let it sink to the bottom and wind it to the boat. The worm floats up 6- or 8-inches off the bottom as the lead scrubs the bottom. Bass just can’t stand not to bite them. Using this tactic, we can fish a lot of water quickly. And the second one, the run-and-stop method, pays-off once you locate fish. Wind the reel fast, five or six turns, and then stop. Pause 10 to 15 seconds. Then reel, and stop again. If there is a bass in the region, he’ll nail the worm when it stops and starts to float-up. I’ve caught bass weighing up to 7 pounds using the Do-Nothing worm.”

Wingate says that watching the success of tournament anglers who come to Lake Seminole and use the Do-Nothing system has him convinced that Do-Nothing fishing is not only for the unskilled angler but works for anyone. “The one thing you have to remember when Click to enlargefishing the Do-Nothing is not to set the hook,” Wingate cautions. “The small hooks in the worm will tear-out of the bass’ mouth. So instead of jerking to set the hooks, just keep reeling. Your bass will come to the boat.”Wingate feels that some anglers miss the boat when it comes to big bass fishing. “There may have been too much emphasis put on big bass. In my opinion you can have a lot more fun catching a lot of bass that may not be hawgs than you will taking one 12-pound fish. Besides, what a lot of anglers forget is that big bass often hang out with smaller bass. So you are just as likely to catch that bass of a lifetime fishing for smaller bass as you are fishing Click to enlargesolely for big bass. Catching fish is what fishing should be all about.”

To learn more about Wingate’s Lodge, visit www.wingateslodge.com, or call
(229) 246-0658

Tomorrow: Jack Wingate Helps Single-Parented Families Learn How to Fish

Check back each day this week for more about "Techniques Anyone Can Use Guaranteed to Catch Bass with Jack Wingate"

Day 1: Trolling for Bass for Younger and Older Anglers with Jack Wingate
Day 2: Jack Wingate Tells How the Depth-Finder Is a Critical Ingredient to Successful Tolling for Bass
Day 3: Jack Wingate Discusses Do-Nothing Fishing for Bass – An Uncomplicated, Simple and Productive Method
Day 4: Bass-Fishing Methods That Work for Jack Wingate
Day 5: Jack Wingate Helps Single-Parented Families Learn How to Fish

 

Entry 566, Day 4