Probing a Peacock Bass

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Probing a Peacock Bass

Post by Peace » Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:25 pm

This test wasn't intentional nor exactly fair but I happen to come across a pair of peacock bass resting in shallow waters in the hot afternoon. I didn't think they would be interested in my lures but I tried what I had with me; a stickbait, spinnerbait, popper and jerkbait. Guess which one provoked the bass most? ;)

(You can't see the bass in water from the video due to overexposure, but they're just below the floating branch.)


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Re: Probing a Peacock Bass

Post by patrick2405 » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:09 am

wow that PB hit your lure HARD!!! :shocked:

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Re: Probing a Peacock Bass

Post by jenggo » Sun Jul 03, 2011 8:10 pm

Nice work!

Im guessing the 2 are protecting their nest?

You've probably agitated them :lol: but seriously, i do think that jerkbaits entice fishes better.

but its those explosive surface takes from surface lures that sets you off and makes ur head go BOOM. right? :D
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Re: Probing a Peacock Bass

Post by Peace » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:59 pm

Hmm, that might have been possible. :nod: Jerkbaits I've tried works significantly better than other types of lures I've tried on Peacock bass but as you've said surface hits give you more thrill. I usually go for topwater lures first before resorting to use a jerkbait, it's almost like cheating. :p

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Re: Probing a Peacock Bass

Post by jenggo » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:51 pm

Peace wrote:Hmm, that might have been possible. :nod: Jerkbaits I've tried works significantly better than other types of lures I've tried on Peacock bass but as you've said surface hits give you more thrill. I usually go for topwater lures first before resorting to use a jerkbait, it's almost like cheating. :p
it does doesnt it. :lol:

I should try your method, topwater, then jerkbait. haha. Who knows..? :D
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