I found the bass stacked up in a 30 yard stretch of a huge shallow area 2-4 foot deep covered with broken patches of coontail, pads and stickups. It's hard to fish but the numbers are crazy. So far the biggest bass weighed about 4 pounds ... lots of 2-3 pound fatty's in between.
The bait in the picture was already formed. Just painted, finished and added the bling. It's supposed to mimic a shad. I've got a couple dozen of the heads in different styles and weights. Been experimenting around...what head is best for what... this one in great in the salad...got another style that is awesome in brush piles. Testing blade combo's in different situations. Making skirts in different color combinations to mimic preyfish. Very interesting stuff...lot more to fishing spinnerbaits than "chunk it out and wind it in". Bet Don could give a lesson or two on spinnerbaits