These work well for me, and have been all year.
Beat part is that they're cheap, too. I remove the rear hook. Just a personal preference. Like most of the replies. Early morning or late afternoon/evening. Or if it's overcast during the day. Fish around vegetation. I get alot of bites by popping a few times, then just simply deadstick it for 20 or 30 seconds. It works more often than most folks think it would.