Why You Need a Spinning Rod for Bass Fishing

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Spinning gear has long been overshadowed by heavier casting gear, especially so with southern bass anglers. True enough that baits too big for conventional spinning outfits catch bigger fish in a lot of scenarios, but the advent and adoption of finesse techniques has become a huge factor in tournament and recreational fishing success alike.

Florida native Terry “Big Show” Scroggins shares several reasons why you need a spinning rod rigged, and his favorite do-all combo for all the popular finesse tactics. This single rod, reel, and line outfit will allow you to skip docks, fish shaky heads, drop shot, Neko and wacky rigs with ease, and reduce the number of rods you carry in the boat.