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#12026946 - 01/07/17 09:48 PM What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink?
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Line, color, weights, specific soft plastics? I know for me, it's line. I always struggle with which type of line, do I use fluoro, or mono, or braid etc. it can get confusing. I'd like to hear your thoughts. Thanks
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#12026950 - 01/07/17 09:52 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 02/11/12
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Loc: Van, Tx
For most techniques I think color is hands down the most over thought aspect in bass fishing.

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#12026956 - 01/07/17 09:57 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Dr JL Offline
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Registered: 01/01/11
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Loc: Aledo, Texas
Lots of stuff! I overthink what fish think- they don't THINK.... at least I hope not!

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#12026987 - 01/07/17 10:26 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
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#12026988 - 01/07/17 10:27 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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+1 on the color
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#12026999 - 01/07/17 10:32 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Def color is the most over thought thing, in my opinion.
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#12027006 - 01/07/17 10:37 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Nathan_Flovin Offline
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Not just lure color but also weight color

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#12027010 - 01/07/17 10:42 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Having to have the most expensive equipment to catch fish.

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#12027015 - 01/07/17 10:45 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
the skipper Online   content
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Color. The other big one is I think people over think what or where the fish will be when planning a trip and then have a pretty conceived pattern in their head so they spend most of the day trying so hard to prove that pattern that by the time they figure out what the deal is the day is over. I've done it so many times and what's bad is I know I'm doing it and still struggle with it.

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#12027029 - 01/07/17 11:00 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Agree, lure color

Fishing in a relaxed, comfortable but focused state of mind and body is by far the most important factor to me
Of course, the more prep/the more practice and analyzing, the easier it is to get that feeling.
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#12027031 - 01/07/17 11:01 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Fish will eat in colder water then most think,45deg and less water temps. Cold water scares a lot of people.
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#12027039 - 01/07/17 11:05 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: the skipper]
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Registered: 06/24/09
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Loc: Garland, TX
Originally Posted By: the skipper
Color. The other big one is I think people over think what or where the fish will be when planning a trip and then have a pretty conceived pattern in their head so they spend most of the day trying so hard to prove that pattern that by the time they figure out what the deal is the day is over. I've done it so many times and what's bad is I know I'm doing it and still struggle with it.


This is a really bad habit I have. I will go so far as pre-rigging my arsenal and for some reason try to force feed them. Most of the time it goes back to color choice as others have mentioned.
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#12027049 - 01/07/17 11:11 PM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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#12027090 - 01/08/17 12:36 AM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
GROD Online   content
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Loc: Eagle Mountain
Weather and color... 15ft and more, I don't think color makes any difference personally... not in Texas.

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#12027091 - 01/08/17 12:37 AM Re: What's the #1 thing we bass fisherman overthink? [Re: Frank the Tank]
hookinbass Online   content
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Line size... If bass will an A-Rig then braid is ok
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