Based on Angler Bait Recommendations the Dropshot is typically fished in the following months.

How to catch bass on a Drop Shot

  • Keep the line tight and when it feels different - set the hook
  • Find something different - a high spot, rocks, a point, etc
  • Fishing just outside a grass line is good

Dropshot Fishing for Bass - Beginner to Advanced Tricks

  • 6'10" - 7' Rod
  • 10-12lb Braid to Flourcarbon leader
  • Size 1 or 1/0 hooks
  • 3/16oz and 1/4oz weight
  • Nose hook the bait - love "Morning Dawn" color
  • Yes you can dropshot with a baitcaster

How to Fish the Drop Shot Rig 2 Ways

  • Open Hook Style - 1 and 1/0 size
  • Weedless Hook Style
  • Prefer teardrop sinker
  • There is a particular way to tie the hook
  • For open style - Nose hook or wacky rig the worm
  • For weedless - hook it like texas rig (Favorite)
  • Lift when setting the hook - don't jerk it