Elite Series pro Matt Lee Discusses How to Catch Offshore (Ledge) Bass Using Giant Crankbaits

When the bass move offshore during summer, Elite Series hammer Matt Lee reaches for giant deep diving crankbaits. Watch to get his take on why and how to fish this mega plug.

Summertime means deep water ledge fishing in many reservoirs across the county. Lake Guntersville resident Matt Lee favors a big crankbait when bass start showing up on ledges. As he explains, "big bass key on plus-sized forage like gizzard shad, so I want to match my lure profile to what the bass are feeding on." The Strike King 10XD has built a reputation as an exceptional fish catcher in deep water. KVD's 2016 Elite Series win at Toledo Bend is good testament. It's big, dives deep, rattles hard, and wobbles wide - all characteristics that are known to trigger aggressive reaction strikes from the largest bass in a system.  


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