Sea Bass Fishing Tips

by : Daniel Eggertsen

When you talk about sea bass fishing the first thing that comes to mind is usually the fact that sea bass are the largest species of saltwater fish found in the world. Fishermen have been catching sea bass all through history and it continues to be a popular sport today. There are several different types of sea bass that include the following: Black Sea Bass, White Sea Bass, Baquetta and Grouper. Sea bass are known for their firm, white flesh that makes a delicious meal. However, the fact that they are a great food source is not the only thing that makes anglers seek after the sea bass so diligently, there are several other reasons as well.

For example, anglers everywhere enjoy the challenge they encounter when fishing for sea bass. This is because this species can really put up a big fight that makes it exciting and fun. When sea bass are feeding they will gather together in large groups. This makes it possible to catch a lot of bass at any given time, which is another reason why sea bass fishing is so popular. The tournaments and competitions draw in a lot of anglers as well because there are some wonderful prizes and lots of money to be won in these contests.

You can find sea bass located throughout the Gulf Coast, Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. If you have always wanted to try your hand at sea bass fishing but do not have you own fishing boat, don't let that stop you. There are many charter boats available that will take you out to some of the best known spots on the water.

How to Catch Sea Bass

When fishing for sea bass the bait and lures you use are very important. One of the most effective bait to use is natural baits such as mullet, sardines, mackerel, menhaden, eels and croakers. It is important that you have a way to keep your live bait cool and fresh for the best results. If using live bait is not an option for you, then the best lures to use for catching these fish are jigs, spoons, crankbaits and plugs

When fishing in dark, murky water crankbaits is the best choice because many of these make noise that can draw the bass in your direction. These also work great in grassy areas where it is hard for the bass to see the bait as they will chase after the sound. Spinnerbait is a good choice for grassy areas as well and is also the best choice for fishing around Lilly pads, piers, docks an