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I need some help. I've got the shallow thang down, but summer deep bassin kicks my arse every year. I've never gotten to do deepwater much if at all for bass. I keep hearing about good 3-4 lbs bass during summer deepwater fishing. What am I looking for? How do I approach it? How do I fish it? Basically I need a 101 lesson. I've read mags, books and head out to try and nothing but dinkers, eventually end up going back shallow for action.

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I do best on deep weedlines that have a sharp end to the weeds, rather than a slowly dissapating weedline, with deeper water nearby, and preferably a change in bottom content. The one thing is they form schools and once you find one, not uncommon to land several of the same size, then it might be 200 yards of little action and then you might run into another school. I like to throw a DT series crank relevant to the depth of the weedline to locate fish, then slow down with a dropshot or jigworm, or any other finesse style approach.

It can be humbling, but way worth the time. Nothing better than sticking back to back to back 4 or 5 pounders.

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