Jonathan Henry Teaches How to Stroke Jigs for Offshore Bass

Aggressively working or “stroking” jigs is a proven way to trigger reaction bites from inactive or conditioned bass. Here’s how with several fish catches to support.

Come mid to late summer, bass are conditioned to most popular presentations such as crankbaits, spoons, swimbaits and drop shot rigs. You often need to work lures differently to trigger reaction bites. According to Lake Guntersville guide and bass pro Jonathan Henry, stroking an old school jig is a great way to get a school fired up. He walks us through the technique and his preferred jig and trailer combo for this effective tactic. 

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