A typical Spinnerbait
Spinnerbaits are my favorite bait because of their day-in day-out fish catching ability. No one spinnerbait can always catch fish, if their are fish out their to be caught I guarantee you could catch it on a spinnerbait.
Choosing the Right Spinnerbait
                   Blade Type
this type of blade is teardrop shaped and produces the most vibration. This type of blade is best used at night or in dingy water when fish are feeding more by sound and vibration than by sight. These blades work well in cold water or post-frontal conditions when retreived slow when fish aren't very aggresive.
2.Willowleaf: these blades are best used in warm, clear wtaer situations when fish are feeding more by sight than by sound. These blades go through the water quickly with little vibration making them a good choice when wanting to cover a lot of water quickly.
3.Indiana: this tytpe of blade is a comprimise between the two forementioned. This type works best with medium retreives.
                     Blade Size
The first thing I look at when choosing the blade size is the size of the forage the bass are after. After deciding that match the proper blade size with the blade weight. A 1/4 oz. lure can handle blades up to size four, while a 5/8 oz. can handle blades size 4-7. In murky water when fish can't see go with larger sizes because they put off more vibration.
            Number of blades:
I fish single bladed Spinnerbaits in very murky water, and when I'm jigging or killing it.Otherwise I always stick with tandems.
                  Skirt Color
  When choosing skirt color I stick with this rule:
White:clear lakes
Chartruese:dingy rivers
White/Chart.:in clearer rivers or dingier lakes
Red: in Texas
Black&Purple:at night or during low light periods/
Slow-rolling is probably the most overlooked spinnerbait technique by weekend anglers. This technique is best used when fish are inactive and holding on points and ledges. To slow-roll a spinnerbait you simply cast it out, let it hit bottom, and bring it back in just slow enough that you get the blades turning. I use either a single-colorado or double-colorado for this retreive depending on the water clarity.
The burning thechnique is best used when fish are active, and in fairly shallow water. Burning a spinnerbait is probably the easiest technique to learn. To burn a spinnerbait you cast it out and as soon as it hits the water start retrieving, keeping the bait 5-24 inches below the surface the whole retrieve. Experiment with retreive speeds until you find which one the fish want. My choice for burning are doubl-willowleaf baits.
Churning is best used in shallow water when fish are either very active, or in lockjaw and you want to aggrivate them into biting . To churn a spinnerbait you cast it out and begin retieving just as the bait touches the water, then you retreive it fast enough to have the baits blades churning the water. For this technique I prefer double-willowleaf.
I hardly ever use the killing technique but mention it because of the succes my friends have had with it. To kill a spinnerbait pick a target and cast the bait beyond it. Once the bait hits the water begin retrieving just under the surface. When the bait gets beside that piece of structure  stop reeling and let the bait flutter down to the bottom. My friends prefer large single-willowleaf baits.
My favorite Spinnerbaits!
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