Try Suspended Jerkbaits for Cold Weather Fishing

The pros at have it figured out. When it is time to dig out all your cold weather fishing coats and gloves, there is one more thing you need to remember…. Suspending Jerkbaits!

There is one thing that will turn a cold, nasty winder day on the lake into a hot time. Suspending Jerkbaits are the key., one of the leaders in creating and custom hand-painting fishing lures, specializes in developing color patterns that motivate dormant cold water bass into attack mode.

Did you ever notice when you are fishing in cold weather and cold water, the fish you catch all look they went through 100 car washes. The bass have very little color, pale white on white. Not only does the bass look like they need a sunlamp, the baitfish do, too! Now if all the baitfish are without color, why would a Big Old Bass attack something that has the brilliant colors of the Christmas season? MATCH THE HATCH takes on a brand new meaning in cold water. Before you make your first cast, check the water temperature and tie on the color jerkbait that works best in that temperature.

Use the chart below as a quick guide:


Next is the Water Color, another piece of the puzzle in selecting the right jerkbaits. Why?

Trash Dirty Water – all the junk in the water actually holds the sunlight creating warmer water. Sometimes 2 degrees warmer water is the secret to filling your live well. Adjust your color and retrieval speed.

The opposite, Deep Clean Water holds the coldest water in the lake. It is best to use clear transparent baits with a slow retrieve. is a group of professional fishing guides who hand paint, custom fishing lures. Because they have years of experience fishing over 250 days a year, they are specialists in choosing the right bait at the right time. Check their website and feel free to contact them for fishing advice or share fishing stories. Follow their suggestion and cold water/weather fishing will become your favorite time to catch the biggest bass in your life.