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Best lures for fishing under a bridge?

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#1 VTECgsr12

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Posted November 11 2007 - 7:43 PM

This upcoming spring I'll be kayak fishing underneath a bridge. This bridge covers a channel that connects the bay to the ocean with about 1 mile to the beach...I believe it to be 20"-35". I'm thinking jigs, bombers, poppers, and spooks would work best. Any techniques or lures that are a must and would these type lures bring bass?

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Posted November 11 2007 - 7:48 PM

I think alot depends on structure under that bridge, and when you were going to fish it. Match the hatch is a safe idea, on a totally arbitrary note however I had good luck with a pogie colored rattle trap while fishing under a bridge? Hope that helps.

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Posted November 11 2007 - 8:10 PM

A bucktail tossed right up against the pilings.

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Posted November 11 2007 - 8:29 PM

Fin-S cut at head, 1/16 ounce jig head. suspend it and jerk it around, it won't last long. Works great!

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Posted November 11 2007 - 8:29 PM

i fish under a bridge alot
bombers are working really good
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just make sure your line can handle the pielings
as they will break your line and heart

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Posted November 11 2007 - 8:44 PM

Where I am there is a bridge simular to what you discribed. When the town replaced the bridge sime time back they left the old bridge in place along the side the new so residents can fish the new bridge. Most guys including myself use bucktails and rubber shads and do real well.