Quick Answer: How To Fish A Chatterbait?

Quick Answer: How To Fish A Chatterbait?

When should you use a ChatterBait?

One of the most popular baits around, the Chatterbait (bladed jig) is consistently winning tournaments left and right across the nation. But just when should you throw it? In short, a Chatterbait should be thrown around submerged Hydrilla, shallow and muddy water, stump fields, and virtually any pre-spawn scenario.

Are Chatterbaits good for bass?

Chatterbaits are a great technique to target bass in and around shallow cover. In this video, Captain Mikey teaches you the basics of Chatterbait fishing, but also covers how, where and when to fish this bait to catch more and bigger bass!

When should you throw a chatterbait or a spinnerbait?

When To Throw A Chatterbait The quick, constant churn of the blade on a chatterbait causes more of a humming vibration beneath the water, instead of the thumping boom of a spinnerbait. The main difference between a spinnerbait vs chatterbait is grass. The chatterbait is an absolute killer in and around the grass.

What is the best size ChatterBait for bass?

A 1/2-ounce head can be fished this way down to 14 or so feet with a moderate fall rate that works even on sluggish bass. Stepping up to 3/4 or even 1 1/4 ounce creates a drastically different falling presentation that Burghoff likes for triggering bites on summertime ledges and around deep brush.

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What rod is best for ChatterBaits?

Best chatterbait rod – 2021 review

Model Length Verdict
Dobyns 735cb Glass 7’3″ Best overall rod performance
Evergreen Brett Hite Combat Stick 7’2″ Best runner up overall rod performance
Abu Garcia Veritas 7′ Best budget rod
G. Loomis IMX-PRO Jig & Worm 7’1″ Best lightweight rod


Do you use a swivel with a ChatterBait?

Yes you want to tie it to the extended swivel. That’s what will give the blade a swinging, vibrating action. The way it’s tied right now won’t give the bait the intended action. Chatterbaits are one of my favorite lures to throw any time of the year, have fun!

Is a ChatterBait a bladed jig?

The bladed jig first came on the bass fishing scene as the original ChatterBait. Featuring a jig body with a hexagon-shaped blade, the ChatterBait and its spin-offs have become a hit with the B.A.S.S. and FLW touring pros.

What weight ChatterBait should I use?

3/8 oz to 5/8 oz seems to be the most effective sizes. Color choice of the darker colors, black/blue, brown/orange, pumpkin, or green pumpkin seems to be the most effective. Blade color is optional but I prefer either a dark scaled blade (Pro2 black/blue) or a black nickel blade ( Chatterbait black/blue).

What is the best spinnerbait for bass?

These are the Best Spinnerbaits for Bass Fishing:

  • Strike King Mini-King Spinnerbait.
  • Yakima Bait Wordens Original Rooster Tail Spinner Lure.
  • Booyah Pond Magic.
  • Panther Martin Spinner.
  • Nichols Lures Pulsator Spinnerbait.
  • Strike King Finesse KVD Spinnerbait.
  • Terminator Super Stainless Spinnerbait.
  • Booyah Super Shad.

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