When to Use Silent Lipless Crankbaits [Video]

Elite Series pro Timmy Horton explains the various uses for silent lipless crankbaits. When the bass fishing action is slow, make sure to give these often-overlooked lures a try.

Rattling lipless crankbaits are an excellent way to catch bass throughout much of the year; the intense vibration and loud rattles often prove irresistable. There comes a time, however, when the bass become conditioned to the sound and vibration. This can be due to a number of factors such as fishing pressure and weather fronts. Elite Series pro Timmy Horton uses silent lipless crankbaits as an effective remedy when the bass get lockjaw. These lures have the same profile and action as their rattling counterparts, but excel when the bass get finicky. 


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