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Choose the Right Weight for Bass Fishing

Understand the importance of sinkers in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight.

Neither sexy nor glamorous, weights are easily one of the most overlooked pieces of bass gear in your tackle box.

Understanding what a weight does and how it helps you catch bass is critical to your fishing success.

In this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight, Dr. Todd A. Kuhn tells you everything you need to know about the types, styles and uses of fishing weights for bass.

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