e all like attention; but, what’s
the best way to get it? Nice
car? Clever hashtags? The right shoes? Nothing wrong with those strategies;
but if you’re trying to get some largemouth
love during the hottest time of the year, a big
worm is one of your better options.
The long and lanky ones are certainly not
the only way to skin this cat, as those finesse
deals on the other end of the spectrum,
and plenty of stuff in between will also earn
Western standout, James Tate, knows the
big worm — something in the 8- to 12-inch
range — addresses a key principle that closes
a lot of deals.
“Most of the time during the months
the fish are looking for a big meal, without
expending a lot of energy,” he said.
Here’s a handful of strategies anglers
have found for big worm success.
Tate has found some of his best big worm results during the post-spawn-to-summer period, particularly during night tournaments.