Catch more FISH in the COLD with these Lures (My Top 5 Winter Baits)

Catch more FISH in the COLD with these Lures (My Top 5 Winter Baits)

Fishing in the cold can be challenging sometimes and it can be hard to choose what to throw. I’ve been asked a lot about what my goto baits are during the Winter months so here are my top 5 favorite Winter Time Bass Fishing lures.

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  1. Noah Glover on April 30, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    Please use a tripod. This camera bs is out of control

  2. Greg Bryant on April 30, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    My No1 is a weightless 4" stick bait, 2 dream shot on owner shaky head, 3 2.8 fat swing impact on a drop shot, 4 rip stop 9, and 5 blade bait. Here in GA those work best for me

  3. Aaron Fortner on April 30, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    Jigging spoon?

  4. Northwestprepper411 on April 30, 2020 at 3:22 pm

    Not a lot of bass here where I live, but a lot of salmon. Need bigger tackle for them.

  5. James W on April 30, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    What jerkbait was that? The audio glitched.

  6. Eric Schaaf on April 30, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    Fake. No sponsor logos all over your hat, jacket, gloves, etc. 😉

  7. Vesspark TV on April 30, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    It is easy to fish in any weather when you go fishing on lakes and ponds where the fish is fed and brought by humans… Try fishing on -20 on a random natural lake…

  8. Bennie Maxwell on April 30, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    I’m in Michigan. Top 5 for me in winter are suspending jerk bait, VMC hair jig, burst bug jig in pb and j or black and blue w/ chunk jr trailer, blade bait and then some kind of finesse rig like a Ned grub or 4” drop shot worm. Love your videos JW. My lake just iced over yesterday so looking to ice out now. ( don’t ice fish) Any recommendations for northern ice out bass?

  9. MASTER bassin on April 30, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    What do you think about all the googan baits?

  10. DIY Chad 726 on April 30, 2020 at 3:34 pm

    jacob just curious what part of TN you live in and wat u consider ur home lake?? im about 15 min from most docks on good ole Center Hill Lake 🙂

  11. Jeremy Eskew on April 30, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Great video thanks brother I appreciate it

  12. Rick G on April 30, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Slow rolling a 3/4 to 1 oz spinner bait with the skirt trimmed down. I’ve had mid to upper 40’s water temps when the fish would hit nothing but the spinner bait.

  13. Smallmouth Jedi on April 30, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    Dude you need to have a talk with the camera man. Unless that happens to be your wife. In which case it was perfect. 😳

  14. HarvestLandTv on April 30, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    Great video! Awesome information!!

  15. Matt Harris on April 30, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    Awesome, informational video!

  16. OK BASSMASTER on April 30, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    Hey Jacob so I was reading on MlF and its saying they are implementing a variable minimum weight that will vary from lake to lake. What are not only yours but mdj and DC’s thoughts on this. What’s your views of pros and cons getting ready for eufaula al?

  17. Zac Wilson on April 30, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    For me, here in Indiana, I’d add a shakey head with a finesse worm and a drop shot or ned rig and take away the two cranks. Not many shad lakes around other than Patoka and Monroe.

  18. tommyd3jr on April 30, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    Big flutter spoon! Yes i know there’s nothing sexy about a spoon but here in the northeast they get it done!

  19. Kenny Matley on April 30, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    My top five jig, jerkbait, small donkey rig, blade bait and one of my secrets a dark sleeper so many ways to fish a sleeper 🤫

  20. Todd Lawrence on April 30, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    Thanks for the cool tip Jake and congratulations getting second place in the Bass Master Classic last year !

  21. Probrashierb4 H on April 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    You should make a vid of you putting braid on your reel👍🏼👍🏼

  22. Cole Kelley on April 30, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    A jig, dt 6 or 10, lipless crank, Alabama rig, and a shakey head if it’s really tough is the way to go in Alabama

  23. datruth hurts on April 30, 2020 at 3:47 pm

    Jacob wheeler is an inredible fisherman.from the vids I watched seems like an even better human being

  24. Johnny Boone on April 30, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    One more for the list: an Accent Colorado/Willow spinnerbait. 💪

  25. 420 Bassman on April 30, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    Why dont u just use a paca chunk or something for your jig trailer. Instead of having to cut up the hipster bandito bug

  26. Bassand Furious on April 30, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    great top 5!

  27. AndrewLetit FlowWolf on April 30, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    Am I the only one that even after years, looks at Jake and says “he really looks like he should be in Motocross or xgames or something”

  28. Bennie Maxwell on April 30, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Meant bitsy bug in previous post

  29. Stryder Shadow on April 30, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    I’m surprised a spinnerbait didn’t make the list. Great video Jacob, good luck in 2020.

  30. GunnFishTV on April 30, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    Jig, jerkbait, shad rap, Colorado blade spinnerbait, Red eye shad….they are my top 5…..and an A rig of course too

  31. Conner May on April 30, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Do you ever throw a drop shot or shaky head in winter? Drop shot has been kind of my bread and butter for just about any time of year

  32. Lee goes fishing on April 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Jacob you are the man…love to see you catch’em and slap that DING bell…your video is right on time as I’m new to winter bass fishing…great info…ready to see your videos next week so I know which of your rods to order for the best set up 👍🎣🎣

  33. Nelson Burnell on April 30, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    Jacob, I am from Ohio and I do a lot of smallmouth fishing in Lake Erie in Oct, Nov, Mar and Apr when the water temps are between 35 and 50 degrees. I have found that a blade bait like a Silver Buddy or Vibee and a jigging spoon like a Hopkins shorty caught more fish this time of year. If I am shallow a jerkbait is hard to beat.

  34. M Jones on April 30, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    Those dates are all great and my favorite is more towards the end of winter maybe early spring when that water is still really cold but a black buzzbait working around wooden structure brush can be absolutely deadly in that cold water

  35. wtennill on April 30, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Ned rig is the only one I wotldve thrown in…but my part of ky is probably why. Great info. Keep it Jacob!!

  36. Greg Taylor on April 30, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Totally agree. I also rotate a fish head spin in with the swimbait. Sometimes they want a little flash.

  37. Bates Yang on April 30, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Please due another video about the shad rap. I, with many, would like to know what’s the differences between the 5,6,7,8, etc. and when to throw them (time of day, sunlight).

  38. Outdoors With Chuck on April 30, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Good video, Wheeler 👍🏾 imma try these tips for my channel buddy! Appreciate the info!

  39. Robert Bain on April 30, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    I like that top five, but I’d replace the lipless with a Ned Rig.

  40. lgbass on April 30, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    Thanks for the tips. The silver buddy takes top spot on my winter list. Followed closely by a 1/4 oz ball head jig with a Mann’s Stingray grub. Color doesn’t matter as long as it is avocado. LOL. That is awesome on bluffs and channel swings in my area.

  41. Sirron Bailey on April 30, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    Thanks so much for the tips!!

  42. BassGeek on April 30, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    Great picks. I like the drop rig (damiki rig) or tight lining also.

  43. rednissan95 on April 30, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    I like all of those baits for winter. One honorable mention for me is a sure go to lure, a white spinner bait with a size 6 to 8 Colorado blade slow rolled. That amazing hard thump is like ringing the dinner bell.

  44. Ozark Thunder Outdoors Kirk Knapp on April 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Great information here!! I have never fished winter months until this year. Usually I’m chasing ducks, but that sure ain’t happening. I have been struggling here on Bull Shoals. I’m about to go out, so thanks for the tips.

  45. BAYOU_ BASSIN on April 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    How do I get one of those reels from your last vid?

  46. Cultura Bass Fishing on April 30, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Great tips – Your Italian is pretty good – "ba da bing ba da boom

  47. Lisa Gardner on April 30, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    I live about an hour and a half from where you grow up in Indiana

  48. Lucas Sullivan on April 30, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    What high school did you go to, wondering because I go to greenwood

  49. SalDesignMan on April 30, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    Great info J, keep it up!!!

  50. Jamie Watson on April 30, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    What jerk bait is your fav for tn waters

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