When you're fishing shallow cover for bass, it's critical to put yourself in control from the moment you set the hook. Walker Smith explains two big-time guidelines that will help you land more bass: Gear ratio and a cinched-down drag. This entire philosophy revolves around getting the fish out of the cover and into your boat as quickly as possible.
Beef Up Your Reel to Control Big Bass
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