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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > May 2018 > How to Fish for Bass Using Artificial Lures
If you want to have a ton of fun while fishing close to home, learn how to fish for bass in a pond using artificial lures. A simple, small pond bass fishing trip can be the perfect opportunity to experiment with different artificial lures and baits. Plus, bass often reach respectable sizes when they inhabit modest waterways where they don't have to compete with other predatory fish species for food sources.
You'll soon realize that learning how to catch fish in a pond is simple. Just remember these easy bass fishing tips, and you'll be hooked on catching bass with artificial lures in local ponds all summer!
Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
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