It was an epic day on the lake! I caught my Lake Guntersville PB fish using a fishing lure I made for Gambler Lures for swimbait fishing. Alabama rigs are great lures this time of year for cold water and I stumbled on a pattern for fishing grass on shallow submerged points with small swimbaits. The bass were were keyed on shad and I would use the swimbaits to mimic bait balls in creeks and at the mouths of creeks. The way I fish an umbrella rig is really more like a spinnerbait. I use a shorter fishing rod and a smaller rig so that I can cast it more accurately and fish it all day with less fatigue and more efficiency. I’m so stoked I finally caught a GIANT bass out on Lake Guntersville – definitely my PB and it made it especially cool to do it with a homemade jig.

Want to know more about the fishing lures, fishing rods, and all the fishing gear we used: The swimbait jig head I made http://bit.ly/2NcZq1h A-rig I was using http://bit.ly/2FC2YG6 7’2″ H Fishing Rod for umbrella rigs http://bit.ly/2XC53gR 20lbs flourocarbon fishing line http://bit.ly/2YjSLXd Best jerkbait Mega Bass Vision 110 http://bit.ly/2vCAg3b Swimbaits for umbrella rig http://bit.ly/2VLFbdp C Map countour map http://bit.ly/2HTgx4D Mikeybalzz hats and performance shirts http://bit.ly/2ZrWOEZ My Costa sunglasses http://bit.ly/2uv7Zeg Inststagram: https://www.instagram.com/mikeybalzz/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mikeybalzzfishing Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikeybalzz Website: https://mikeybalzzfishing.com/ LIKE, SHARE, love to fish. #fishing #bassfishing #RealFishing #OG #fishinglure #fishingrod #mikeybalzzfishing #fishingwithnorm #kickintheirbass #tacticalbassin #sbfishingtv #lojofishing #hdslive #coldwater #winterfishing #swimbait #arig #pb #mikeybalzz #jerkbait #howto