TERRY BOLTON IDENTIFIES THE KEY COMPONENTS OF SPINNERBAIT DESIGN AND SELECTION
“Breaking down Spinnerbaits” Terry Bolton identifies the key components of spinnerbait design and selection. – Matt Williams
Terry Bolton didn’t write the book on spinnerbait fishing, but the personable FLW Tour pro and hard-core “blade” nut from Paducah, Ky., probably could. His spinnerbait prowess is largely credited for his success as a tournament angler and his membership in FLW’s $1 million club. Part of his success with the classic lure can be attributed to the fact that the Ranger pro has learned – through trial and error – how various spinnerbait components can be combined to make a spinnerbait more effective in different fishing scenarios. “The main thing is learning which type of spinnerbait is best suited for a specific purpose, be it slowrolling on ledges in 20 feet of water, fishing around rocks and boulders, or fishing around brush or grass,” he says. Here’s how the 12-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier breaks down one of the most versatile bass fishing lures ever introduced.